Funeral service for Pink Lovell was July 20, 2019 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Pastor Charlie Younger officiating. The obituary was read by his daughter, Joyce Johns and the eulogy was given by grandson, Brian Maijala.
Music was provided by Jake Conway.
Interment was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Brian Maijala, Shawn Maijala, Kyle Johns, Aaron Brooks, Jacob Conway and Logan Conway. Honorary pallbearers were Dawson Conway and Josh Delmain.
Mr. Lovell was born March 27, 1928 in Cullman, Alabama, to Robert and Katie Lovell. He married Daisy Densmore August 16, 1947. They were the parents of three daughters. Later he married Helen Lucille Conway January 4, 1977. They were the parents of one son, Bradley Lovell. Mr. Lovell died July 16, 2019 in Salem at the age of 91 years.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Lovell, Salem; daughters, Lorine Maijala and husband, Dan, Salem; and Joyce Johns and husband, Robert, Jefferson City/ Salem; step-children, Randy Conway and wife, Mandi, Salem; and Bonnie Brooks and fiancé, Jimmie Walker, Salem; grandchildren, Johnny Downs Jr. and wife, Michelle, Alabama state; Brian Maijala and wife, Jennifer, Texas state; Shawn Maijala and wife, Jessica, Doniphan; Kyle Johns, Jefferson City; Sara Johns, Kansas state; Goldie Conway, St. Louis; Amanda Murr and husband, Curt, Salem; Aaron Brooks, Salem; Jacob Conway and wife, Marissa, Salem; Logan Conway and wife, Jordan, Salem; Dawson Conway, Salem; Jesslyn Hutchings and husband, Dan, Salem; Jase Walker, Salem; Jessica Conway and Nichole Conway, both of Holts Summit; 25 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents; nine brothers and sisters; wife, Daisy Lovell; son, Bradley Lovell; stepson, Johnny Dale Conway; daughter, Shirley Downs; granddaughter, Wendy; grandson, Kevin; and son-in-law, Johnny Downs Sr.