Iva Nell Caldwell Lambert Perry 85, of Bainbridge was born Sept. 4, 1931 in Gallia County, OH in the Rocky Fork area to Emmett and Gladys (Bevan) Caldwell. Iva was predeceased by her parents: husbands, Kenneth L. Lambert and Charles Perry; bother, Robert Caldwell; sisters, Estelle Caldwell Caddel, Anna Lee Caldwell McNaughton and Emogene Sanders.
She is survived by her remaining sibling, Eva Lou Casto; children, Dinah (Lambert) Newberry Young, Bonita (Lambert) Nichols, Terry (Sheila) Lambert, William Rue (Carole) Lambert, Melissa (Fred) Lambert Macray Holbien and Earl (Diane) Lambert; her special step children, Gayetta Puckett, Charles Perry, Jr., Dale Perry and Rowena Perry.
Also surviving are her beloved 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews that were dearly loved.
At the request of our Mother, she will be cremated and a private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Please, in lieu of flowers donate to the Alzheimer’s Association to help find a cure.
The SMITH-MOORE-EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME of Bainbridge is serving the family.