Joe W Lovelace
August 25, 1922 ~ September 19, 2011
LINDEN, TX Joe Wells Lovelace, 89, of Linden, passed away Monday, September 19, 2011 in a Longview hospital. He was born August 25, 1922 in Linden. Mr. Lovelace was a partner for many years in the law firm, Lovelace and Dowd, a member of the Linden Lions Club, the American Legion, and Linden First Methodist Church. He was a WWII veteran, serving in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Margaret, two brothers, Paul and Shep, two sisters, Frances Lane and Johnnie McKellar. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Joe B and Renee Lovelace of Dripping Springs; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Elaine and Gary Howell of Dallas, Carol Ann Lovelace of Linden, and Stephanie and Sergio Torres of Dallas; eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. Funeral services will be 2:00pm, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Linden First United Methodist Church with Rev. Kevin Young officiating, Interment with military honors will follow in Linden Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc. of Linden. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.