Iva Gayle Deshong Harrisonville, 93
She was born in Harrisonville, Pa., on June 24, 1919, the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Louella Mae (Decker) Strait. She was the widow of Forrest S. Deshong, who passed away on January 7, 1986.
She was a lifetime member of Siloam United Methodist Church, Harrisonville.
She was a member of Siloam United Methodist Ladies Auxillary and was a homemaker.
She is survived by sons: Larry F. (husband of Sharon A.) Deshong of Harrisonville; Harlan S. (husband of Jennifer K.) Deshong of Harrisonville; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Services will be held at Siloam United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 21, 2013, with Pastor William Bair officiating.
Interment will be at Siloam United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.
There will be visitation on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Thursday at the church.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.