Ruth Davis Lovett

Published 11:14 am Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Ruth Davis Lovett, 91, who died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello.  Elder Elmer Lucas Jr., officiated with interment following in the North Pleasant Hill M. B. Church Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Ruth Davis Lovett was born to the late Rev. Sam and Mrs. Mollie Davis in New Hebron.  She was a member of New Mount Zion Baptist Church in Jackson.

She was a graduate of Prentiss Institute and Jackson State University and was married to Mack Willie Lovett for 27 years.  Mrs. Lovett lived in  Detroit, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois for several years before returning to Mississippi. She was formerly employed as a school bus driver in Chicago, Illinois.

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She was preceded in death by brothers, Arvell, Ardell, Willie and Sammie.

She is survived by her one and only sister, Mrs. Marjorie Lucas, Conroe, Texas; nephew, Elder G. Lucas Jr.(Brenda) Spring, Texas; niece, Betty Joyce Stewart, Gulfport; grandniece, Nicole Latrese; great-grand nephews; Zavier, Zarion and Zataious all of Spring, Texas and other family and many good friends.