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James "Jim" Anderson Lovette

December 22, 1930 June 27, 2019
James "Jim" Anderson Lovette
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Mr. James ”Jim” Lovette, age 88, of Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Villages of Wilkes Assisted Living.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM, Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Millers Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Shannon Critcher officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens with Rev. David Key officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Saturday evening at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Lovette was born December 22, 1930 in Wilkesboro, NC to Jerome Anderson and Queenie Belle Bumgarner Lovette. He was a member of First Baptist Church of North Wilkesboro and attended Millers Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Lovette was the retired President of King Sash and Door, Inc. and was one of the founding partners of Greenstreet Mountain Resort, Inc. . He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force.

He was preceded in death by parents; his sisters; Grace, Florine, Dare, Beatrice, Edith and Elizabeth; and by his wife of 50 years, Thelma Lee Hayes Lovette.

Mr. Lovette is survived by his wife of 9 years, Colean Hamby Lovette of the home, a daughter and son in law; Teresa and Randy Lackey of Asheville, two sons and daughter in laws; Jeff and Joana Lovette of Charlotte and Mike and Jennifer Lovette of North Wilkesboro, six grandchildren; Jamie Lackey Canupp and husband Nick, Jason Lackey and wife Lindsay, Matthew Sorbo, Caitlin Lovette, Julianna Lovette and Kaden Lovette and two great grandchildren; Claire Evelynn Canupp and Elijah Anderson Lackey.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Care at Home Hospice 126 Executive Drive Suite 110 Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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6:00 PM 6/29/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States





3:00 PM 6/30/2019 3:00:00 PM
Millers Creek Baptist Church

5100 Boone Trail
Millers Creek, NC 28651

Millers Creek Baptist Church
5100 Boone Trail Millers Creek 28651 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

545 Moravian Falls Road Wilkesboro 28697 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wake Forest Baptist Care at Home Hospice

126 Executive Drive, Suite 110
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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