Originally created 02/15/99

Mr. E.L. Lovejoy



SPARTA, Ga. -- Mr. E.L. "Sport" Lovejoy, 85, of Route 2, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999, at Hancock Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Sparta Cemetery with the Rev. Stiles Cobb officiating.

Mr. Lovejoy, a native of Hancock County, had retired as a cattle farmer. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was a member of Pierce Memorial United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Martha H. Lovejoy; and three sisters, Frances L. Clements, Macon, Janette L. Cooper, Sparta, and Elizabeth L. Lacey, White Plains.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5648.

Memorials may be made to Pierce Memorial United Methodist Church or to John Hancock Academy.

Patterson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.