KINGS MOUNTAIN- Mr. Joe Lovette, 68, of Phenix St., died Sat., Jan. 4, 2014, at his home. A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late David Lovette and Maggie McAbee Jenkins. He was a master carpenter, an avid hunter and fisherman, and could play anything with strings. He was loved by many.
PRECEDED: In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Bo Jenkins; brother, David “Wimp” Lovette; and grandson, John Kedzior.
SURVIVORS: He is survived by his three sons; Donald “Jr.” Lovette and wife Wendy of Bessemer City, Bobby Lovette, Lil Joe McDaniel and wife Ashlee, all of Kings Mountain; four daughters, Melissa Reardon and husband Edward of Wauchula, Fl, Mary Jo Callahan and husband Greg of Hudson, Lori Hall of Franklin, Maggie Lovette of Kings Mountain; sister, JoAnn Hall and husband Jerry of Bessemer City; brothers, Jim Lovette of Ridgeland, SC, Rev. Henry Jenkins and wife Jackie of Franklin; 18 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and two former wives, Becky Thomas of Wauchula, Fl., Teresa Lovette of Kings Mountain; and many nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: The family will receive friends Wednesday, 6-8PM, at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Kings Mountain.
FUNERAL: Thursday, 3PM, at Bessemer City Church of God
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery
CLERGY: Rev. Henry Lovette
FUNERAL HOME: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Kings Mountain
ONLINE CONDOLENCES: www.claybarnette.com