Julia Potts Ivey, 85, of Soperton, formerly of Conyers, Ga., died at her home Dec. 5. Mrs. Ivey was born March 23, 1920, to George Stephen and Emma Walker Potts, and was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and three sisters. A graduate of Conyers High School and Draughn's Business College in Atlanta, she was employed as secretary to the Rockdale County Commission for many years, and retired from Sealy Mattress Company in 1985. She was an active member of Rockdale Baptist Church, Conyers, for many years. In 2000, she moved to Soperton where she became part of the First Baptist Church and the Fidelis Sunday School Class. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, George and Patsy Ivey, Brinkley, Arkansas; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Richard Dennard, Soperton; grandson, Blake (Adele) Dennard, Soperton; two granddaughters, Krista (Jeff) Sanders, Fort Worth, Texas; Patty (Bill) James, Hot Springs, Ark.; great-grandchildren, R.J. and Hunter Dennard, Soperton; Julia and Brighton Sanders, Fort Worth, Texas; and Brayden and Barrett James of Hot Springs, Ark.; brother, Calvin (Evelyn) Potts, Panama City, Fla.; three sisters-in-law, Cassie Potts, Connie Potts, and Sarah Potts, all of Conyers; and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held in the Chapel of Sammons Funeral Home, Soperton, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, with the Rev. George Grimes and Rev. Jeff Sanders officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery, Soperton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Dec. 7, from 7-9 p.m. and may be contacted at the home of Richard and Joyce Dennard.