Annie King Lovelace



Annie Belle King Lovelace, 88, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Saturday, July 8, 2017 at her residence. Born in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Clifton King and Bertha Willis King and widow of the late Ralph Odelle Lovelace. She was a seamstress for many years in the textile industry and was a member of Adaville Baptist Church. Annie enjoyed gardening and working in her flower gardens. She also loved to crochet, read and was a very big supporter of education and higher learning.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ann Head and husband Ray, of Rutherfordton; a grandson, Jason Head; a granddaughter, Meredith Eichholz and husband Derek; a great grandson, Henry Eichholz; a brother, Dock King and a number of nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by brothers, F A King, J C King and Howard King, and a sister, Pauline Lovelace.

The funeral service will be held at four o'clock Thursday, July 13, 2017 in The Padgett and King Chapel. Interment will follow in the Walls Baptist Church Cemetery, Bostic. The family will receive friends from three until four o'clock Thursday prior to the service at the mortuary.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043, Adaville Baptist Church Building Fund, 805 Oakland Road, Spindale, NC 28160 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.