Floyd County Obits - William Wiley Lovell


Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Rome News Tribune

W. W. Lovell Claimed By Death Sunday

One of Floyd County's Best Loved Citizens Dies at Home of Daughter

Funeral Service Held This Afternoon, Interment at Pleasant Valley Cemetery

The passing of one of Floyd county's pioneer citizens ocurred Sunday at5:30 o'clock with the death of W. W. Lovell, age 88, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. B. F. Camp, on the Dalton road. He had been sick for about 14 months.
Mr. Lovell had been a citizen of Floyd county for 46 years, and was one of the best loved men in this section of the state. He had been a deacon in the Baptist church for 40 years and was always one of the most ardent workers in the church. He was known for his fairness to his fellowman, his fine, unselfish character and gentle ways.
February 2, 1865, he was married to Miss Nancy Morgan, by whom he is survived. He is also survived by five children: Mrs. B. F. Camp, J. C. Lovell, of Rome, Mrs. O. A. Morgan, of Oklahoma; Mrs. E. A. Smith of Chattooga county and Mrs. Cora Ashworth, of Calhoun, GA. Thirty seven grand-children also survive, and about one hundred great grand-children.
The funeral services were held from the Baptist church at Pleasant Valley, Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The Rev. A. B. Carnes and W. M. McKenzie conducted the services, and interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.
Six grandsons of the deceased were pallbearers, and were as follows: James Thrash, Harold Lovell, Lovell Camp, Hoyt Lovell, Clint Smith and Dean Lovell. The honorary pallbearers were Clarence Floyd, Dean Johnson, Marvin Fincher, Doc Jones, Roland King, Carl Terrell, Hollis Mitchell, William Wimpee, William Thomas, Honzie Brown, Lovey Burns, Sol Smith and Dink Horton.

(Note William Wiley Lovell b. Feb. 20 1840, died Sept. 2, 1928 )

(Nancy Lovell died Dec. 7, 1928)

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