Louise Sue Lovingood

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Louise Sue Lovingood, 86, died Sunday, October 30, 2016, at her home in Candler. Born in Murphy, she was a daughter of the late Harvey F. and Myrtle M. Stiles. She was a graduate of Candler High School and a member of the Candler House of Prayer. She had worked with Merchants Credit Bureau and more recently in the office of Pisgah View Memorial Park. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Hayes W. Lovingood; daughter, Janet Sue Brown; son, Steven Douglas Lovingood (Rhonda); sister, Margaret Stiles Johnson (Frank); brother, William C. Stiles (Doris); and grandchildren, Heath Brown, Adam Brown, Morgan Lovingood, and Justin Lovingood. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Chuck Waldrup and Malcolm McCarson officiating. Burial will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

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  1. Janet and Family- So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. You and your family will be in Our thoughts and Prayers. Earth’s Loss is Heaven’s Gain. Love and Prayers- Keith and Bette Whiteside

  2. Sorry to hear of sues passing , we have been friends for many years I remember going to the lake together ,having lots of fun. Also we went to the same church for many years . Sue will be missed, but she is in a beautiful place today. we love all the family, your in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Sorry for your loss. I have known your family for over 60 years. We went to church together for many years. I know Sue will be greatly missed. I loss my husband five wks ago. But God gives us comfort. We will be praying for your family.


  4. I am so heartbroken and sad for your loss. Sue was the sweetest and funniest little thing. She and Hayes were the epitome of happily married. A precious angel is now with our Lord.

  5. Lovingood family, Hayes, Janet, Steve, I am so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing,we have known ,Hayes,and Sue for 30 or more years, she was like family to us.we loved her,we have a lot of memories together.We will miss her.Praying for the family.

  6. We are so sorry for your loss, but know heaven has gained a beautiful lady. We will miss here dearly. We are praying for you in your time of sorrow and know that the Lord will also be by your side to help guide you through. We love you Hayes and Janet.

  7. Dear Hayes, Janet & Steve,
    We are so sorry for your loss, it is truly heaven’s gain! For many, many years you were the very best neighbors anyone could ever hope for! Thank you and please know our prayers are with you that you would feel God’s strength and comfort.

  8. Janet and family, I am sorry for the loss of your mom. I know that Gods comfort and grace will be with you through this difficult time. I will be praying.

  9. We were very sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. For many years, the Brown family and the Lovingood family have been close, both in proximity and as friends. We mourn the loss of such a loving mother, wife, grandmother, sister and friend. Please know we are praying for your family.

  10. So Sorry for the loss of Your Mom. Our Prayers are with You And the Family. Gods Grace and Strength Will Help You Through This Circle Of Life If U Put Your Trust In HIM. If We Can Help In Any Way Let Us Know.

  11. We are so sorry for your loss. Although I never had the pleasure of meeting Sue, I enjoyed hearing stories about her and Hayes, and their travels with my parents. (Ray &Peggy; Thielke) They really appreciated their time together. Love, Marie (Thielke) Huff

  12. So sorry for the loss of your precious mom….a lot of memories seeing you all at chop when I was younger and coming with my mom and dad Donald Bucker and Doris…..now Gary ogles and I want to say we will be praying and thinking of you all.

  13. We are so very sorry for your loss. Praying for God’s grace and mercy to sustain you in this most difficult time. God bless you all.

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