Ivey Daves, 89, of Sylva, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.

She was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruth Painter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Daves, who passed away on Oct. 7, 2011. 

Ivey worked as a nurse and worked at the hospital and in the offices of Dr. McCord and Dr. Smallwood.

She is survived by her son-in-law, Charlie Proctor; grandchildren, Russel Proctor and Amiee Proctor; great-grandchildren, Anna and Taylor Proctor; and a special niece, Wanda Henson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Proctor; and nine brothers and sisters.

A visitation was held Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, from 1-2 p.m. at Appalachian Funeral Services.

Following the visitation, the family had a graveside service at 2:30 pm at Fairview Memorial Gardens.