Evans Lovelace

ELLENBORO-Evans Lovelace, 91, of Pinehurst Road, Ellenboro, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at SECU Hospice House of Rutherford County.
A native of Rutherford County, he was born on Sep. 15, 1921, a son of the late William Samuel and Mary Jones Lovelace. He retired from Dicey Fabric as a supervisor and was also a United States Army veteran having served in World War II. He was a member of Joshua Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and a door greeter.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Madge Whisnant Lovelace; two brothers, Emmit Lovelace and Ernest Lovelace; and one sister, Mildred Jackson. He is survived by his second wife, Bonnie Murray Lovelace; two sons, Steven Lovelace of Morganton, and Timothy Gene Lovelace of Spindale; one daughter, Joyce Lovelace Foster of Mooresboro; four stepsons, Doug Murray, the Rev. Neil Murray of Ellenboro, Faron Murray of Sunshine, and Robbie Murray of Ellenboro; one brother, Eddie Lovelace of Gaffney; his grandchildren, Angela Butler, Robin Segers, Sally Lovelace, Sarah Lovelace, Samuel Lovelace; one great grandchild, Taylor Butler; and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Joshua Baptist Church.
Funeral Service: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Joshua Baptist Church of Bostic
Officiated By: The Rev. Neil Murray
Burial: Following the service at Sandy Run Baptist Church Cemetery, 210 E. Church Street, Mooresboro, with military honors accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Funeral Home: McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral Home is serving the Lovelace family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Joshua Baptist Church, 590 US Highway 74 Business, Bostic, N.C. 28018
An online guest register is available at www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com

Funeral Home

McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service
4076 HWY 221A Cliffside, NC 28024-0337
(828) 657-6322

Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 24, 2012