Ms. Beverly Ann Lovelace, a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend to many, was born June 4, 1951 to late Fannie Mae Jackson in Jackson, Missouri.
Beverly spent her younger years in Springfield, Illinois eventually moving to Decatur, Illinois where she attended Decatur Practical School of Nursing. Over the course of her 44-year career as a licensed practical nurse she worked in 3 states and worked with numerous nursing professionals. She was last employed by Magnolia Manor of Liberty County for the last 15 years.
Beverly took great joy in her job and was passionate about caring for her patients. Outside of work, she enjoyed traveling, reading, and spending time with her family. Everyone who knew Beverly loved her kind and generous nature. She was always full of laughter and will be missed by many.
Beverly departed this life and entered eternal rest on August 21, 2020. She is preceded in death by her mother Fannie Mae Jackson, her grandson Demesheo Lovelace, and niece Kimberly Webster.
Beverly leaves to cherish her memory: Sister, Vanessa Jackson and Special Cousin, Gary Jackson both of Springfield, Illinois; her four children, Vickie (Paul) Williams of Savannah, GA, Kenny (Yolanda) Lovelace of Indianapolis, IN, Christine Chatman of Savannah, GA, Bryan Lovelace of Houston, TX and a special son Kevin Chatman of Decatur, Illinois; nine grandchildren Duramis Lovelace, Maurice O’neal, Monique Cave, Kenny Lovelace, Jr., Sophia Cooper, Sasha Cooper, Chiquita Cooper, Skylar Lovelace, and Kyla Lovelace; thirteen great-grandchildren Demesheo Lovelace, Jr., Dasani Lovelace, Dejanira Lovelace, Kyleah Clark, Deandre Stewart, Jr., Dredyn Stewart, Kenny Lovelace, III, Kyrie Lovelace, Choncie Burtley, Caniyah Cooper, Teigan Cooper, Jeremiah Hayes, and Janiyah Hayes.
Precious memories of Beverly will also be cherished by a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family will receive friends, Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 12 to 1 pm at Families First Funeral Care. The funeral service will follow beginning at 1 pm in the Chapel.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and other staff members of the Memorial Medical Center Medical ICU for their wonderful care of Beverly.
Special Thanks to Central EMS, Special Care Medical and Compassus Hospice
The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love, concern, and kindness shown to them during this hour of bereavement. May God bless and keep you!
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