Frankie D (Ballard) Lovett

September 8, 1933 ~ May 13, 2021 (age 87)


Frankie D. Lovett, nee Ballard, of Downers Grove, IL, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Glenn Edward Lovett; loving mother of Rhonda “Fay” Kohs, Eddie (Jenny Lietke) Lovett, Carol Krasowski, Mark Lovett and Wesley (Diane Spears) Lovett; proud grandmother of 15; great-grandmother of 53 and great great-grandmother of 7; dear sister of Alice (Danny) Partlow; preceded in death by her siblings Virginia, Stacy, JW, Josephine, GP, Martha, Shirley, Connie and Mildred; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Frankie loved her family, church, gardening, making biscuits and watching hummingbirds. She was known for her “Refrigerator “ Soup, for being a “Professional” hugger and the saying “It’s Better to Laugh than to Cry.”

Family and friends will be received at the Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home, 10501 W. Cermak Rd., Westchester, IL on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be a wake in Tennessee on Monday, May 17, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home, 1701 US 51S, Covington, TN. Interment Tuesday at 11:00 AM at  R.H. Munford Cemetery.

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May 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

Graveside Service
May 18, 2021

11:00 AM
R. H. Munford Cemetery

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