Iva Jean Jones Erp, the daughter of the late Pete and Versie Russell Erp, was born at Bald Rock, Ky., on April 4, 1932 and departed this life on November 5, 2013 in Somerset, Ky., having obtained the age of 82 years.
She was united in marriage to Robert Howard Erp in Somerset, Ky., on December 21, 1952; he survives. Other survivors are one son Michael Erp (and his wife Elizabeth), of Somerset; two granddaughters, Sarah Erp (and Dirk) Cundiff and Megan Erp (and Christopher) Fleshman; four great-granddaughters, Addison Fleshman, Ella, Sofia, and Isabell Cundiff; one brother, Dale (and Rose) Jones; three sisters, Madlyn Phillips, Delma Barnett, Marie Fox; and several nieces and nephews.
Iva Jean was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Clifford ”Bud” Jones; two sisters, Myrtle House and Barbra Murry.
She was a member of Langdon Street Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for over forty years. She taught school for over 40 years in the Pulaski County School System where she taught three generations of the same family in many cases. Iva Jean was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
A funeral service for Iva Jean Erp will be held on Friday November 8, 2013 in the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Chandler and Dr. James Floyd officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
The family of Iva Jean Erp will receive friends at Pulaski Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. today.
Pulaski funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Helena Joyce Taylor, 71, of Science Hill, Ky., passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at her residence.
She was born in Ware, Ky., on February 10, 1942, daughter of the late Paul and Eula Wesley Foster. She was a factory worker for Liberty Sports Wear and a member of Bethelridge United Methodist Church. She loved to garden, cook, spend time with her family and she loved the Lord.