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“Dear Effie and family, I am so heart broken to hear about Jerry,but now he is at rest. I pray that God will be with you during your time of grief....Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Oneita Arnold

“Lovett Family, My family and I were very sad to hear of Mr. Lovett's passing,having known the family for many years,we would like to extend our...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Boshers

“Jerrel, We were so sorry to hear about your Dad. Our parents are very hard to let go. But he is at peace now, and and our prayers will be with you in...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Ronald & Elaine Davidson

“Mrs. Lovett and family, I am sorry for your loss. Thank you for allowing me to help care for Mr. Lovett the past few years and especially his last...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Shannon

“Effie, we are so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. You and your family are in all of our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything please let us...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Effie& family

“Effie,I have prayed that God will help you through this difficult time and know what your lose feels like. You are a most gracious person and I know...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Effie

“Effie So sorry to hear about your husband---you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Taleah ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Taleah R Potts

“Effie and Family,Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May God Bless you and your family. In Christian Love, Jerry and...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Jerry and Patricia Wright

“Effie and Family, So sorry to her of Jerry's passing. You and your family will be in my prayers during this time of need. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Delories Sisk

“So sorry to hear about Jerry. He was so good to my daddy (Douglas Runions)and daddy thought so much of him. My family's thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Dottie Runions Broughton

“I grew up with Jerry and lived with him and his mom, dad, brothers and sisters off and on when we were younger. Jerry and I, always considered each...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Tommy King

“Effie, I am so glad peace has finally found Jerry. We will all miss him. I am sorry for your loss. God bless Jake and Michele Marbet ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Michele Marbet

“David, Ashley & Family, I am sorry to hear of your dad's passing. My thoughts & prayers are with you. May God give you comfort and strength during...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Angie Hood Patterson

“Effie and family: I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Jerry. I remember his smiling face when I was at your home in October. I wish I was with...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Duncan

“Effie, we were so sorry to hear about Jerry. Wayne and I are thinking of you. We pray that God will give you peace and love during this very...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Jackie Logue

“Effie and Family, So sorry to her of Jerry's passing. You and your family will be in our prayers during this time of need. If there is anything...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Paul and Peggy Thrasher

“Effie, So sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. You were so attentive to him and did all humanly possible to see to his needs. Please know that I am...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Harold and Faye Jackson

“Dear Effie and Family: Am sorry to hear of your loss. It is apparent from the memorial pictures that you have some very happy years and memories!!! ...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Barbara Brown Willems


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Jerry Lovett, 73, resident of Formosa Drive,
died Saturday, January 23, 2010 at Life Care of Columbia.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Russ Adcox, Charlie Norman, and Gary Vanwormer officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Maury Hills Church, 111 Unity Drive, Columbia 38401. Notes of sympathy may be sent to www.oakesandnichols.com.

The Maury County native was the son of the late Willie Lee Lovett and Lorella Black Lovett and served in the U. S. Air Force. As a young man, he established a partnership with Billy Sargent, and together they owned and operated Lovett & Sargent Body Shop for 36 years.

Mr. Lovett coached baseball in the American Little League and Columbia Babe Ruth League for a number of years. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing with both family and friends.

He was a member of Maury Hills Church.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Effie Horne Lovett of Columbia; sons, Jerrel (Gennie) Lovett and David (Ashley) Lovett of Columbia; grandchildren, Jason (Jana) Lovett, Morgan Lovett, and Matt Lovett; great-grandchildren, Jordan Lovett and Jake Lovett; sisters, Lorene Hardison, Eugenia Posey, and Faye Ward of Columbia and Mary Jean Ingrum of Brentwood; brother, Tommy (Sherry) King of Valdosta, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Mamie Norman of Columbia and Juanita Horne of Franklin; brothers-in-law, George (Dot) Horne and William (Treva) Horne.

He was preceded in death by brothers, William "Buddy" Lovett, Larry "Cotton" Lovett, and Anthony "Tony" Lovett.

Active pallbearers are Billy Sargent, Joe Horne, Carl Brooks, Bobby Jacobs, Terry Johnson, Tim Hill, Harvey Nicholson, and Jason Lovett.

Honorary pallbearers include Billy Reed, Frank Duncan, Bobby Fox, Jimmy Lunn, Tommy Carroll, Ted Johnson, Vernon Murray, Theo Leathers, Sam McDaniel, Joe Lancaster, Mike Bone, Charles Garner, Joe Anderson, Eddie Ables, Gary Montgomery, Ray Kuykendall, Randy Stevens, Ronnie Grant, Virgil White, David Fitzgerald, Dave Hall, Eddie Miller, Cary Bills, Katie Winchester, Mary Davidson, Porter Hills neighbors, friends at Maury Hills Church, and Dr. Hrishi Kanth.

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