Carolyn Joyce Lovett, 70, passed away on July 28, 2017, at Wilson Hospice House in Albany, Ga. She was born on September 24, 1946, in Lambert, MS to Juanita Roeder Martish.
Carolyn grew up in Earle, AR and moved to Chicago, IL with her mother Juanita during her high school years. She graduated from Main East High School in Chicago, IL in 1964. After high school, she began a long and successful career in the business world, beginning as a secretary in Chicago, IL and ending her career as the manager of a law firm in Atlanta, GA.
Carolyn married David Lovett in 2004 in Atlanta, Ga. They were happily married for 13 years. Carolyn was a member of Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA and First Free Will Baptist Church in Albany, Ga. She enjoyed travel, cooking, exercise, church, and spending time with family and friends. In her final years, she loved volunteering at the Phoebe Putney Oncology Infusion clinic supporting other cancer survivors.
Carolyn was preceded in death by George and Juanita Martish.
Carolyn is survived by her spouse David Lovett of Albany, Ga; her son Richard Leon Olson (Barbara) of Albany, GA; his brother Todd Michael Olson (Kimberly) of Park City, UT; grandchildren Cody Lance Olson of Jacksonville, NC; Katelyn Olson Charles of Albany, GA; Gavin Olson of Park City, UT; Ethan Olson of Park City, UT; her aunt Edna Leaptrot of Marion, AR, her uncle Floyd Roeder of Maumelle, AR; 7 great grandchildren and many loving cousins.
A memorial service will be held at First Free Will Baptist Church 420 N Westover Blvd, Albany, Ga on Sunday July 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow on Wednesday August 2, 2017 at 10:00 am at Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, AR.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations are made to Wilson Hospice House of Albany, GA. Condolences may be left on Carolyn Lovett’s online guest book at:
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