August 5, 1936 - October 3, 2021
Mr. William Alvin Lovelace, age 85, went to be with his Lord on October 3, 2021 at his home in Marianna. Born August 5, 1936, he was the son of Henry William Lovelace and Beatrice Evelyn Jackson Lovelace. Mr. Lovelace grew up in Rondo, Arkansas where he attended school. He joined the Army and served for three years before leaving to join the National Guard, where he retired after twenty-three years. Mr. Alvin, as he was affectionately known, worked for Yale Hoist, the Huxtable Pumping Station and later Food Giant. He loved working at Food Giant carrying out groceries and visiting with the patrons. He worked for Food Giant for fifteen years until he retired. On July 18, 2009, he married Brigitte Lovelace. Mr. Lovelace loved music and played with several groups in the area including The Gospel Express. He was skilled at several instruments including the debro, steel guitar, bass guitar to name a few. He loved his church - Marianna Missionary Baptist Church and his church family. Mr. Lovelace was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Mona Virginia Lovelace in 2008, one son Daniel Thomas Lovelace in 2016, one grandson, Brett Spencer Lovelace in 2012, two sisters: Audria Joyce Mooneyhand (2001) and Betty Lou Sullivan (2021). He is survived by his wife, Brigitte Lovelace of the home; Daughter-in-law Helen Lovelace of Marion, AR; two grandsons: Steven Lovelace of Searcy, AR and Curtis Lovelace of W. Memphis, AR; one granddaughter, Taylor Bailey and husband Austin of Selmer, TN; two brothers: Ruben and wife Linda Lovelace of Marianna, AR and Billy Joe and wife Linda Lovelace of Rondo, AR; one sister Beatrice Jackson of Forrest City, five great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Marianna Missionary Baptist Church in Marianna, Arkansas. The burial will be private. The family requests that in lieu of flowers - Memorial Donations be made to the Marianna Missionary Baptist Church in Marianna, Arkansas.
Mr. William Alvin Lovelace, age 85, went to be with his Lord on October 3, 2021 at his home in Marianna. Born August 5, 1936, he was the son of Henry William Lovelace and Beatrice Evelyn Jackson Lovelace. Mr. Lovelace grew up in Rondo, Arkansas... View Obituary & Service Information
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