Funeral services for Marjorie Pearl Lovelace, 82, Peace Valley, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 2, 2022, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lovelace passed away at 2:57 p.m., Thursday, January 27, 2022, at her home.
She was born August 4, 1939 at Moody, Missouri, to William Taft and Gathel Pearl Gabbert Collins. On January 24, 1958, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to her sweetheart, Jerry Lovelace. Mrs. Lovelace became a member of the Eastern Star in 1966, becoming a charter member. She was District Deputy Grand Matron from 1975 to 1985. She loved to cook, garden, crochet, and fish. She loved to bird watch and had a large collection of Redbirds, her favorite. She especially loved taking care of her grandkids, and was so excited to be a great. Mrs. Lovelace was a charter member of Faith Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry, of the family home; one daughter, Leedawn Douglas and husband, Jimmy, Peace Valley, Missouri; one daughter-in-law, Kim Lovelace, Melbourne, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Alisha Shipley, and Ashton Shipley-Hambleton and Kasey; two bonus grandchildren, Ashley Douglas and Emiley Francis; five great-grandchildren, Andilynn, Tayt, and Brailyn Hambleton, Rylan Gore, and Evalee Pearl Francis; one sister, Cathy Earls; two sisters-in-law, Jeanette Johnson and Lois Carpenter; several nieces and nephews, including special ones, Treba and Joe Neuschwander; Tafton and Shanna Earls, Bill and Brenda Lovelace, and Kenneth and Janet Lovelace; and special great-nieces and great-nephews, Dillon and Shelby Neuschwander, Dausen and Megean Neuschwander, Dracen Neuschwander, Braxton Earls, Braitton and Kelsi Earls, and Brooklyn Earls.
Her parents, one son, Randall Lovelace, one sister Ruby May Joice, and two brothers-in-law, Dillon Earls and Donald Lovelace, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.