Mrs. Sue Cohoon Lovett

  • Born: July 8, 1931
  • Died: April 21, 2019
  • Location: Murray, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
Tel. (270) 753-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Sue Cohoon Lovett of Murray passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Spring Creek Healthcare in Murray, Kentucky. She was born on July 8, 1931 in Calloway County to Nathan Euphrey Cohoon and Nova Andrus Cohoon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers Joe Nelson Cohoon, Otis Dale Cohoon and sister Thelma James.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Lamon Joseph Lovett and daughters Gena Ryan (Dan) of Franklin, TN and Laurie Novak (Bill) of Brentwood, TN. She is also survived by four grandsons, Daniel (Molly) Ryan of Nashville, TN, Matthew (Lauren) Ryan of Washington, DC, Connor Novak and Wilson Novak of Brentwood, TN. She is also survived by her devoted sister, Jane Stokes of Murray, and loving nieces and nephews.

Sue was a graduate of the Murray Training School. She was employed by Tappan before working alongside her husband for many years at Lovett Brothers Gulf/BP. She was also a life-long member of Elm Grove Baptist Church, where she served as the first woman trustee and as a Sunday school teacher. Sue enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandsons. She was an excellent cook and gardener and was an avid fan of University of Kentucky and Murray State basketball, as well as the St. Louis Cardinals.

Pallbearers will be, Dan Ryan, Bill Novak, Daniel Ryan, Matthew Ryan, Connor Novak, Wilson Novak, Barry Stokes, and Jason Lovett.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with Bro. Brad Burns and Rev. Jim Stahler officiating. Burial will follow in the Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Elm Grove Baptist Church, 6483 State Route 94 East, Murray, Kentucky 42071 or the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

Lamon, Gena, and Laurie, I'm so sorry to hear about Sue's passing. I will keep you and our family in our prayers.

Posted by Jann Washer Mayes - Cordova, TN - Family   April 25, 2019

So very sorry for your loss. God has her now and she is watching over Lemon and her family. Finding peace in God's arms. I only new her for a short time at Spring Creek, and felt blessed to have met her

Posted by Jennifer Garland - Dexter, KY - Acquaintance   April 25, 2019

Gena- I am so sorry about your mom- I know you have had a hard year of helping her and know you were so close to her. She looks like the sweetest lady. YOu were blessed to have her, and she, you.

Posted by susan Swoboda Swoboda - Franklin, TN - Friend   April 25, 2019

Gena, we are so sorry to hear about your mom. Keeping you and your family in our prayers. Love, Greg & Jennifer Lewis.

Posted by Jennifer Lewis - Spring Hill, TN - Friend   April 24, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about Sue's passing. I know she has a devoted family who will miss her very much. Best regards, Emily and Bob Gaskill

Posted by Emily Gaskill - Brentwood, TN - friend   April 24, 2019

Thinking of you guys. Love you all very much.

Posted by Wendy Lovett - Prescott Valley, AZ - Family   April 23, 2019

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