Walter “Sonny” Lovette, 86, of Millers Creek passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at his son’s home in Biloxi, Miss.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2020, at Charity Community Church in Millers Creek, with Pastor Steve Laws officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m., prior to the service at the graveside.

Mr. Lovette was born Nov. 18, 1933, to Eugene and Blanche Blackburn Lovette. He retired from poultry farming and then went into the rental property business.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Eugene Lovette.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Bumgarner Lovette; a son, Bobby Walter Lovette and wife, Vickie; two daughters, Tammy Lovette Gragg and husband, Kevin, and Susan Caroline Lovette; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  

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