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Gladys Vera Ivory

June 22, 1931 - August 21, 2020

Gladys Vera Ivory was born in London, England on June 22, 1931 to Alfred and Rose Bowering. Later in life she met and married  her husband Wendell Ivory, later moving to the United States. Together they had their son Bruce Ivory. She was an active member of Church of the Advent in Norfolk, Virginia where she dedicated her time with assisting and volunteering  for the Church for fifty years. Other passions she embraced were the Trans Atlantic Brides Organization, Cub Scouts, delivering Meals on Wheels and helping at the Food Pantry and Clothes Closet at least twice a week. Despite her commitments and passions her true passion was being a mother and wife. Gladys passed away on August 21, 2020 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Gladys is predeceased by both her parents Rose and Alfred, and her husband, Wendell. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her Son Bruce Ivory(Sharon), her two Grandchildren; Laura(Bobby) and Matthew, and three Great-Grandchildren.

Altmeyer Funeral Home- Southside Chapel in Virginia Beach is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. A memorial service will be held in Gladys’ memory on Tuesday August 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Church of the Advent.

In lieu of flowers the family asks to consider making a contribution to the Church of the Advent’s donation fund. All contributions can be sent to Church of the Advent 9629 Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk Virginia.


For anyone who cannot attend the service for Gladys, Altmeyer has arranged a live stream via-TribuCast. Please click HERE at the date and time listed for the service.

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Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Church of the Advent

9629 Norfolk Avenue

Norfolk, Virginia 23503

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