Inez Arnold Lovell

Published 1:52 pm Monday, July 6, 2020

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Mrs. Inez Arnold Lovell, 78, of Woodleaf, died Monday, July 6, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born Feb. 13, 1942, in Davie County to the late William Perry and Ella Magelene Rome Arnold. Mrs. Lovell was a member of Fairfield Baptist Church, Mocksville, where she had been the children’s choir director, a Sunday school teacher and had served as an usher, pastoral aid, and was on the missionary and deacon boards. She organized three choirs that went to community churches to sing and praise. Mrs. Lovell had a true love of life, she loved all of God’s creations, and she never met a stranger; she was the community mom. For more than 30 years, she had been the head cook at Miller’s.  Mrs. Lovell had also been the head custodian at South Davie Middle School for many years.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Noil Herman Lovell; daughter, Bonnie Arnold; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors: sons, Lester Arnold (Katie), Mike Arnold (Cynthia), Floyd Arnold, Joseph Arnold (Jackie), all of Mocksville, and John Arnold (Sheila) of Woodleaf; stepson, Deshawn Lovell; a sister, Beatrice Clement; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Lori Ann Polk, Rosalee Arnold, and Charles and Patsy Crenshaw.

A celebration of her life will be conducted at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 9 at National Cemetery, Salisbury. The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home, Wednesday, July 8, until 6 p.m.

Memorials: American Lung Assoc., 401 Hawthorne Lane, Ste. 110 #298, Charlotte, 28204.