Dorothy F. Lovegrove

Published 4:53 pm Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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CONWAY – Dorothy Felton Lovegrove, age 95 of Conway, passed away peacefully at her home on October 4, 2019.

She was born on May 7, 1924 to Moses and Elsie Lee Felton. Mrs. Lovegrove graduated from Colerain High School and Kee’s Coastal Business College in Norfolk, VA. Dorothy worked as bookkeeper for Beasley Oil Company in Colerain. She was married to William Robert Lovegrove, Jr. for thirty-five years. During her marriage she worked as a homemaker raising four children and farming with her husband. Following the death of her husband, she was employed as a manager at Mill Outlet Cloth in Lewiston. Mrs. Lovegrove was a member of the Sandy Run Baptist Church in Roxobel.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Elsie Lee Felton; father, Moses S. Felton; husband, William Robert Lovegrove, Jr.; son, William Spencer Lovegrove; brothers, Clinton E. Felton and Floyd M. Felton; and granddaughter, Hollie J. Wells.

Dorothy is survived by her three daughters, Phyllis L. Williams and her husband Joel of Holly Springs, Nell L. Burgess and her husband Alton of Roanoke Rapids, and Sandra L. Johnson and her husband Woodie of Conway; four grandsons, Chris Johnson and his wife Jeanne of Pendleton, Brad Williams of Holly Springs, Michael Williams of Charleston, SC, and William Lovegrove of Asheville; two granddaughters, Jenny B. Jones and her husband Jody of Roanoke Rapids, and Stephanie L. Marcos and husband Antonio of Washington; five great-granddaughters, Lauren Johnson, Karina Marcos, Veronica Marcos, Mikaylie Wells, and Angelica Marcos; and three great-grandsons, Gavin Jones, Fenton Wells and Marco Marcos.

The family received friends at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service in Rich Square on Sunday, October 6, 2019 with funeral services following at the Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service. Burial followed the chapel service at Roxobel-Kelford Cemetery. Rev. Dr. Dave Rimel officiated.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caregivers, Jean Benthal, Betsy Boyce, Nicole Archer, Reina Woods and Lori Taylor.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square is handling the arrangements for the Lovegrove family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting