Ival I.Steele McGraw, 68 of West Portsmouth, died Monday, March 16, 2020, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born on October 1, 1951, in Welch, West Virginia to the late Walter and Irene Laney Steele. She was a homemaker and a member of Wings of Healing Church.
Along with her parents, Ival was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus A. McGraw who she married on December 21, 1971, 3 brothers; Erbie, Walter Jr. and Howard Steele and a sister Gladys Messer.
Ival is survived by a daughter Brenda, the nephew that she raised Michael (Crystal) Steele, special niece Mandy (Doug) Borders, special great-grandson Tanner, special friends; Pat Messer and Connie Jewell, a brother Bruce Steele, 2 sisters; Thelma Lowe and Sarah “Janie” Damron, 5 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren along with several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, March 21, 2010, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Charles Holsinger officiating and interment in Friendship Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8:00 PM on Friday and 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday