Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Janie Mae Lovingood


02/16/1927 - 03/10/2020


Janie Mae Lovingood, age 93 of Murphy, NC passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the daughter of the late Harley and Rosa White Dockery. Janie worked at American Thread and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Lovingood; one son-in-law, John Radford; brothers, Quinton, Dillard and Goldman Dockery; and one sister, Nadaine Whitener.

She is survived by one son, Harold Lovingood and wife Barbara; one daughter, Josephine Radford; two sisters, Lura Carter and Betty Shipman; grandsons, Eric Radford and wife Janet and Earl Lovingood and wife Kendra; and great-grandchildren, Sarah, James, Luke and Seth Radford and Ethan Lovingood.

Funeral Services will be held at 7 pm, Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Jerry Kilpatrick and Rev. Edward Carter will officiate. Graveside service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, March 14, 2020 in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eric Radford, James Radford, Earl Lovingood, Wayne Dockery, Larry Kephart and Jesse Kephart.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm, Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home in Murphy.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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