Frances Lovelace, age 86, of Henrietta, NC, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012.
Frances was born September 5, 1926 in Yancey County, NC to the late Baxter Ledford and Mongolie Wheeler Ledford. She worked for Burlington Industries and Fieldcrest for 38 years before her retirement. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Henrietta. Frances enjoyed working in her flower garden, cooking, bowling and exercising. She was a loving person who cared for her family greatly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, James Lovelace and one sister, Velra Twiggs.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Terry Byers and wife, Kathy of Ellenboro; one sister, Annie Hall of Forest City; two grandchildren, Shawna Humphries and husband, Johnny of Forest City and Jason Byers and wife, Audrey of Ft. Drum, NY; four great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Glen Wilson officiating. Interment followed in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials donations are suggested to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral Home is caring for the family of Mrs. Lovelace.