New Lexington - Tara Ivers, 53, of New Lexington, passed away, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Genesis Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 21, 1967, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Avery Brown and Maxine (Smail) Brown. She married Jeffrey Ivers on Aug. 17, 1985, and was a member of Spring Hills Community Church. Tara retired from the City of Columbus to become a licensed home school teacher. She enjoyed horseback riding, barrel racing and painting fingernails with her daughter, Sophia. She was a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed her trips to Amish Country.
Tara is survived by her mother, Maxine Brown; her husband, Jeffrey Ivers; her daughter, Sophia Marie Ray; five siblings, Dylon Brown, Shyla (Terry) Vincent, Treavy (Craig) Keister, Teena (Christopher) Moran and Carla Wonch; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Carol (Jim) Dean, Max Ronald (Denise) Ivers, Donald (Kathy) Ivers, Tammy (Paul) Brasseur and Kris (Rick) Houston.
Tara was preceded in death by her father, Avery Brown and father and mother in-law, Max D. and Jean Ivers.
Friends may call Sunday, Oct. 10 from 3-6 p.m. at the Roberts Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, where Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 11, with Pastor Ryan Tooill officiating. Tara will be laid to rest in Rehoboth Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note of condolence please visit www.robertsfuneralhomenewlex.com. Tara Ivers