Mildred Stone Lovell

Mildred Stone Lovell, 64, of Blackshear, passed away early Saturday morning, October 5, 2019, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, following an extended illness.

Born July 31, 1955 in Blackshear, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Grace Murphy Stone. She was a lifelong resident of Pierce County where she had been a longtime housewife. She was a member of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Rachel Bell, Delphine Bell and Susie Green and two brothers, Frank Smith and Jerry Stone.

Survivors include her husband, Ronnie Lovell Sr., Blackshear; daughter, Susie Massey (husband Fred), Blackshear; 3 sons, Ronnie Lovell Jr. (wife Melissa), Ft. Wayne, IN, and George Lovell and Matt Lovell, both of Blackshear; eight grandchildren, Ashley Barry (husband Michael), Lavonia, Joe Prince (wife Destiny), Blackshear, Amber Massey, Douglas, Stephanie Godwin and Marcus Godwin, both of Florida, and Blaze, Ryder, and Olivia Lovell, all of Ft. Wayne, IN; two great grandchildren, Evelyn Barry, Lavonia and Elizabeth Prince, Blackshear; three sisters, Barbara Crawford, Bristol, Pat Corbitt, Waycross and Geraldine Mixon, Fernandina Beach, FL; two brothers, Travis Stone, Brunswick and Bud Stone of Virginia; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Yvonne Murphy, Earl and Roselyn Lovell, all of Blackshear and Mitchell and Gloria Lovell, Sylvester and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Visitation will take place from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, from the Shady Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Edmund Thrift officiating.   

Interment will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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