Grace Elizabeth (Pelton) Ivey, a long time resident of Ardmore, passed away on July 3, 2019, in Ardmore, at the age of 81. 

She was born on Jan. 24, 1938, to Eron Richard and Eschol (Mitchell) Pelton in Ardmore. She worked as a cook at nursing homes for many years until she retired. Grace was of the Pentecostal faith who loved reading and audio books.

Grace leaves to cherish her memory, her son, Joseph Brandon Wade James of Ardmore; along with numerous grandchildren and a host of friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Eron and Eschol Pelton; son, Wade James; and daughter, Gaylene Elizabeth James.

Burial will be at Province Cemetery in Carter County at 9 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2019.

Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, Madill. Condolences may be sent to the family at