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Iva Massagee

Iva "Alvirta" Massagee (Presnell)

Monday, May 23rd, 1949 - Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Iva “Alvirta” Presnell Massagee
Alvirta Massagee, age 70, of Hudson, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, May 22, 2020, at Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care, Hudson. She was born May 23, 1949, daughter of the late Claude Andrew Presnell and Iva Lee Hicks Devore.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, Dennis Massagee.

Those left to cherish her memory are three daughters, Tina Smith (Tim) of Lenoir, Bobbie Dancy (Michael) of Vale, and Kimberly Denise Massagee (Kristy Shehan) of Hudson; 4 granddaughters, Christina Stewart, Savannah Stewart, Michelle Bryant and Adisyn Richards; 5 grandsons, Justin Ekard, Tyler Ekard, Joshua Reed, Michael Smith and Spencer Shehan; three great-grandchildren, Steven Schroth, Henry Smith, Benjamin Bryant.

She will lie in state on Saturday, May 23, 2020, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at Mackie Funeral Service Chapel. A Graveside Service will be Sunday, May 24, 2020, 3:00 PM at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lenoir with Rev. Mark Dula officiating.

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    Sunday, May 24th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Sunday, May 24th, 2020 3:00pm
    Graveside Rites
    She will lie in state on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Mackie Funeral Service Chapel, 1:00 - 5:00 PM. Graveside Rites will be at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lenoir
    Rev. Mark Dula
  • Interment

    Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lenoir, N.C.
    Orchard Drive,
    LENOIR, NC 28645
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Emma Tuttle

Posted at 08:33pm
So sorry to hear this Tina. I know you are heart broken. You will be in my prayers during this difficult time.
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Crystal Buchanan

Posted at 08:24pm
I have many fond memories of spending time with Alvirta and her daughters over the years. She loved anything Elvis and I was so happy to have her an Elvis birthday cake made a couple years ago to celebrate. She was so supportive and loving to me and my girls and I will cherish her memory.

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