Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Edna Kephart Lovingood

06/17/1924 - 12/06/2020

  Edna Marie Kephart Lovingood, age 96 of Murphy, NC passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020.

     Edna was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County. She was the daughter to the late Robert and Nellie Mae White Kephart. Edna was a homemaker. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, and quilting. Edna was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church.

     In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Don William Lovingood; son, David Kephart; and brothers, Ray, Donald, William, Clint and Eugene Kephart.

     She is survived by daughter, Diane Holloway; sons, Dwight Kephart and Donald Lovingood and wife Tammy; sister, Zelda Decker; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

     Funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy, NC. Dr. Eddis Dockery will officiate. Music will be performed by Betty Kidd, Judy Dockery and Donna Cook. Burial will be in the Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joshua Holloway, Dale Holloway, Sean Kephart, Marcus Kephart, Scotty Kephart and Steven Kephart. Honorary pallbearers are Harvey Kephart, Joe Lovingood, David Cole, Doyle Chambers and Loren Dockery.

     The family will receive friends from 12 pm - 2 pm, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home in Murphy, NC.

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

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