Iva B. Dennis, 83


Iva B. Dennis, 83, of Selbyville, Del., died Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at home. She was born in Selbyville, daughter of the late Elisha Alvin Bunting and Florence Anna (Townsend) Bunting.

Dennis was a poultry grower and homemaker. She was a member of Sound United Methodist Church, where she had held many positions, such as choir director, children’s Sunday-school teacher and past officer of the United Methodist Women. She also was a past Girl Scout leader.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Everett M. Dennis; two daughters, Darlene D. Wright and her husband, Roddy, of Lady Lake, Fla., and Cheryl L. Edwards of Selbyville; and three grandchildren, Kaitlin Holder and her spouse, Jordan, Edwin J. Edwards III and his wife, Nataleigh, and Tara A. Edwards.

A funeral service was scheduled for June 9, 2018, at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville, Del., with the Rev. Cliff Toomey officiating and burial in St. George’s Cemetery in Clarksville, Del. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963. Condolences may be sent online at www.bishophastingsfh.com.