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Laverne Lovett

Sunday, July 4, 2004

DEXTER -- Laverne Lovett, 75, died July 2, 2004, at her home.

Born May 7, 1929, at Grayridge, daughter of the late John Edward and Alta Tyler Pratt, she was affiliated with the Assembly of God Church and was a former employee of Brown Shoe Co. in Charleston.

On Nov. 9, 1974, in Piggott, Ark., she married Charles Ray Lovett who preceded her in death on April 4, 1989.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Everett Pratt, Elmer Pratt, Tommy Pratt and Leland Pratt; and three sisters, Jewell Blevins, Evah Williams and Carmeline England.

Survivors include: one brother, James Pratt of Republic; several nieces and nephews; and her special friend and caretaker, Betty Carlton.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Gary England officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Charleston.