Mr. Jessie Lee Ivey, age 81 affectionately known as “Speedy” entered into rest on December 16, 2018. The Celebration of Life will be held Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11 am at the Mt Moriah Baptist Church, 3431 Mayfield Road Warrenton, Georgia. The body will be placed in state at 10 am until the hour of service. The repast will follow the funeral service in the church fellowship hall. The Interment will follow the repast in the Westview Cemetery in Thomson, Georgia. He leaves to cherish his memories; one son, Bryant M. Ivey of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; three daughters, Rachel Ivey (Alton) Mitts of Gibson, Georgia, Itina Ivey McCuller of Decatur, Georgia & Kimberly Ivey (Benny) Mathis of Thomson, Georgia and a host of grandchildren; three sisters, Betty (Beauford) Davis of Atlanta, Georgia, Barbara Ivey (John) White of Ovieda, Florida & Naomi Ivery of Thomson, Georgia; two sisters-in-law, Bessie (Willie)Blue of Cincinnati ,Ohio & Mamie (Johhny) Lowe of Sharon,Georgia; two brothers-in-law, Jimmy (Mary) Johnson, Dallas, Texas and Willie C. Harris, Atlanta,Georgia; a devoted companion, Geraldine Hester of Thomson, Georgia and a Daughter reared as his own Alfreda Hester of Warner Robins Georgia and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. The funeral procession will leave 417 Shiloh Road at 10 am on Friday. Family & friends can contact the residence of 417 Shiloh Street Thomson or the residence of his daughter Kimberly (Benny) Mathis, 283 Dunn Street Thomson.