Mrs. Bessie (Justice) Lovvorn, 71, of Beechgrove died October 22, 2011 at her home.
She was born on January 2, 1940 in Coalfield, TN. Her parents were the late Howard Wiley Justice and Mattie Ellen (Smith) Justice.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Lovvorn; a son, John "Mickey" Eaglen; brothers, Clyde Justice, Junior Justice and Eldon Justice.
She is survived by daughters, Becky Gadd of Beechgrove, Sandra Sellers of Beechgrove and Brenda & Troy Vaughn of Murfreesboro; a son, Marvin & Stephanie Eaglen of Murfreesboro; a brother, Burley & Betty Justice of Friendsville, TN; sisters, Vera & Ray Adams of Dunlap, Dean & Bob Vesper of Yankton, South Dakota, Nora Jean Cox of Michigan, Mary Ruth Swanner of Friendsville, TN, Gail & Bruce McMillen of Friendsville, TN; twelve grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; also survived by her life long friend Juanita Langrell.
Mrs. Lovvorn was baptized into the Baptist Church. She loved to go fishing and work in her garden. She was known to be a hard worker. Her greatest love of all was her family.
Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, October 24, 2011 from 11 AM to 1 PM. Funeral services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 1 PM. Marvin Eaglen and T.B. Gentry will officiate.
Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337