Iva L. Symank


Iva L. Symank, age 86, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014, in the chapel of Lunn Funeral Home with Scotte Clark of Olney officiating. Interment will follow in the Megargel Cemetery in Megargel, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.



Iva was born Aug. 31, 1927, in Vernon, Texas, to the late Emmit C. and Bessie Inez (Jones) Morgan. She moved to Megargel in 1951 from Round Timbers and married Erwin Symank on Dec. 1, 1951. Iva was a member of the St. Luke Lutheran Church in Olney as well as the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, enjoying every minute of being a homemaker and cooking for her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Erwin, in 1992; one sister, Barbara Morgan; and three brothers: Dewey Morgan, Pecos Morgan and Finis Morgan. 

Iva is survived by her two sons: Stephen Symank and wife, Linda, of Olney and Terry Symank and wife, Debbie, of Lake Arrowhead; one daughter, Becky Donnell, and husband Charles of Wichita Falls; four sisters: Dorothy Howe of Round Timbers, Virginia Wall of Seymour, Ara Parker and husband, Charles, of Olney, and Carolyn Hudson and husband, Glenn, of Olney; five grandchildren: Matthew Symank and wife, Jennifer, of Olney, Nathan Symank and wife, Amber, of Duncan, Okla., Eric Symank and wife, Jamie, of Lubbock, Texas, Chris Symank and wife, Rashell, of Brownfield, Texas, and Abby Donnell of College Station, Texas; and six great-grandchildren. 

Family visitation will be Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 6:-7 p.m. at Lunn Funeral Home. 

Memorials may be made to the Olney Senior Cub Center, P.O. Box 216, Olney, Texas 76374. 

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lunnfuneralhome.com.