In Loving Memory

Henry Lovette

November 18, 1937 - February 17, 2019

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Daphne, AL

Julius Henry Lovette, age 81, native and resident of Daphne, AL, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019. He was born on November 18, 1937 in Daphne, AL.

Henry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kay Lovette; son, Robert (Melissa) Lovette of Madison, WI; daughter, Frances (Michael) Staffiero of Daphne, AL; grandchildren, Emma Skipper, Robinson Lovette and Juliana Lovette; and two cats, Cara and Groot.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Lovette; mother, Della Smallwood Lovette; brother, Lee Lovette; brother, Benjamin Robert Lovette; sister, Mary Leavy Lovette and cousin, Mary Ida Underwood.

He retired from the city of Daphne in 2000. He worked for the City of Daphne for a total of 31 years. He pastored three churches in approximately fifteen years; Pleasant Plains Baptist Church in Clayton, AL, Springhill Baptist Church in Franklin, AL and Arkadelphia Baptist Church in Evergreen, AL. He had a passion for woodworking and built many things in his personal shop.

All are welcome to join Henry’s family at his gathering of family and friends on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. at Eastern Shore Baptist Church, 6847 Park Drive, Daphne, AL, 36526. Burial will follow in Daphne Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to either Eastern Shore Baptist Church Missions or to the pulmonary fibrosis foundation, www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL, 36526.

6 Comments

  1. Pat Counselman

    Ms Kay .. we mourn with you over the passing of Mr Henry.
    We pray for God to be your strength and peace in the coming days.
    We love you,
    Ed and Pat Counselman

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  2. Grant and Delana Barber

    Kay, Francis, and Robert, we are so thankful for the honor of worshiping with the Lovette family. Henry was a faithful believer, preacher, wonderful bible teacher, and precious friend. We are covering all of you and yours with love and prayers.

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  3. WAYNE HALL

    KAY, FRANCIS, ROBERT IT WAS HONOR AND PRIVILEGE TO HAVE KNOWN MR. HENRY AND TO WORSHIP WITH YOU AND WORK WITH MR. HENRY AS HE WAS CALLED AT WORK. WILL ALWAY REMEMBER HIS BEAUTIFUAL SIMLE AND KINDS WORDS HE ALWAYS SPOKE TO EVERONE. KNOW I WILL PRAYING FOR STRENGTH AND WISDOM FOR ALL OF YOU.

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  4. David Burcham

    My condolences go out to the family in the loss of Mr. Lovette who as a Christian husband, father and role model for many leaves behind a legacy in the lives he’s touched.

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  5. Charlie and Sharon Stafford

    Kay and Family: our sincere condolences to You All and we pray peace and continued fond memories of Henry as you honor His great love for Jesus , his Family and many Friends.

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  6. Deanna Cox

    Henry was a tall, gentle soul, a fine Christian man! I’m so sorry, Kay, Francis and Robert. My prayers are with you for strength during this difficult time.

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