PENDERGRASS - Lois Thorne Love, 69, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
She was born in Leaf River, Ill., the daughter of the late Benjamin and Pauline Buisker Thorne. She was a graduate of Jefferson High School, class of 1961, and was an office manager for Koch Foods for 37 years. Mrs. Love was a member of the Monday Night Ladies Bowling Team and traveled the United States participating in bowling tournaments. She was a member of the Pendergrass Baptist Church and was a great wife, mom, sister-in-law, grandma, and great-grandma.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Jim Love; daughters, Mary Harris and Sandy Love, all of Pendergrass; sister, Myrna Umphlett, Durham, N.C.; six grandchildren, Bo Harris, Karlie Harris, Will Harris, Lauryn Roberts Parrott, Wade Roberts, and James Cason; and two great-grandchildren, Bryson Parrott and Dawson Roberts.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 25, at 2 p.m., in the Pendergrass Baptist Church with the Rev. Irving Goss officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery with Mike Love, Jerry Love, Stanley Love, Macko Parks, Dwayne Major, Joey Love honored as pallbearers. Jack Love will be an honorary pallbearer.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com