Jean Lovett, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at MS Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023, from 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS and Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 2:00 PM until 2:20 PM at Parkway Baptist Church in Morton, MS. Burial will follow at Parkway Baptist Cemetery in Morton, MS. Rev. Ray Ingram and Rev. J.T. O’ Cain will officiate under the direction of Wolf Funeral Services.
Jean was born to Harold Blackwell and Verdell Phillips on January 31, 1948, in Laurel, MS. She was a lifelong resident of Morton, MS. Jean was a 1966 graduate of Forest High School, then went to ECCC, USM, and received her Master’s Degree at Mississippi State in Education. She taught Home Economics at Morton High School for thirty-six years, retiring in 2006.
Jean is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Verdell Blackwell and her husband, Sammy Lovett, Sr. She is survived by her two children, Sammy Lovett, Jr. (Brandy) of Morton, MS and Jennifer Lovett of Morton, MS; sister, Wanda Ingram (Rev. Ray) of Morton, MS; four grandchildren, Mackenzie Lovett, Malorie Lovett, Destiny Lovett and Wrenn Wales.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Ingram, Zack Ingram, Logan Ingram, Billy Bufkin and Sammy Lovett, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brian and Chris Ingram.
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