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From: Wanda Rabb <>
Subject: Obit of Emma Johnson Lovelace
Date: Wed, 3 May 2006 07:58:43 -0400

Gaston Gazette
Gastonia, NC

May 2, 2006


GASTONIA — Emma Johnson Lovelace, 101, died April 30, 2006, at home.

She was a native of Greeneville, Tenn., daughter of the late
Volentine Johnson and Mary Elizabeth Durham Johnson.

FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Gaston Memorial Park, Mausoleum B

ENTOMBMENT: Gaston Memorial Park Mausoleum

Mrs. Lovelace was a homemaker and a very active member of First
Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Ex Libris Book Club and
an avid bridge player.

SURVIVORS: Daughter, Mary Kathryn Friday Lockett, Gastonia;
grandchildren, Kathy and David VanLew, Moorpark, CA, Emily and Frank
Hodges, Florence, SC; great grandchildren, Katherine and Dr. Carl
Szczesniak, St. Simon Island, GA, Elizabeth and Ryan Hadley, Sonora,
CA, David Hodges, Gastonia, Lauren Hodges, Florence, SC; great great
grandson, Preston William Szczesniak

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Husband, Daniel Francis Lovelace Sr.; son,
Daniel F. Lovelace Jr.; two brothers; two sisters; sons-in-law, David
L. Friday Jr. and Edward E. Lockett

MEMORIALS: Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054 or First
Baptist Church, 2650 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054


Condolences may be sent online at

ARRANGEMENTS: McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia

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