Virginia Lovett

Virginia Lovett

Virginia L. Lovett of Otsego, MI passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 in Plainwell at the age of 96 after a short illness. Virginia was born March 4, 1917 in Kalamazoo to Edgar and Dorothy (Percival) Barnes. She lived in Otsego for most of her life. She and her husband, Charles, owned and operated the Otsego Hardware and Gift Shop for 35 years. They were members of the Otsego United Methodist Church where Virginia sang in the choir for many years. They had five children.

Virginia was preceded in death by her children, Judith A. and Peter L.; grandson, Steven Jones and by her brother, Edgar Barnes.

She is survived by her children, Charles T. (Mary Lou) Lovett, Penny L. (Bruce Smith) Lovett, Emily J. (David) Jaspers and by 10 grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place. Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery at a later time.

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  1. Margret & Marsh Howrigon says:

    She will be missed, But she will be with her family member that proced her, God bless the family.

  2. David and Carol Boulter says:

    Dear Penny,
    We just read of your mother’s death and wanted to say how sorry we are for your loss.

  3. William (Bill) Griffith says:

    Aunt Penny, I’m so sorry to hear of Grandma’s death. I received word on Saturday from Nathan and Adora. Mimi and I send our condolences and prayers. I will try calling you sometime very soon. I spoke with my dad over the weekend and he is doing well. Please give my sympathies to the rest of the family. I hope to be coming to Michigan soon to visit.

    All my love,

  4. Darl and Joyce Gilliland says:

    Sending our sincerest sympathies to you and your families. God bless you all,

  5. Mary Loughead says:

    Penny and family,
    Sorry for the loss of your Mother. She was always very friendly when I would talk to her at Baraga Manor.
    Mary (Quigley) Loughead

  6. Pam Kuiper says:

    Penny and Emily:

    Sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. It is a void that never fills up. I have so many fond memories of your cottage and playing at your house. She was a one of a kind woman. My prayers and condolences to your families.

    Pam Hutchinson Kuiper

  7. Jim and Joyce Treece says:

    Dear Terry and Mary Lou, Our sympathy goes out to you both. Jim remembers fondly, times at Gun Lake and around your table at your home in Otsego. Your Mom was so kind to me. She had a long Christian life…well livedi Love, Jim and Joyce

  8. John and Donna Howe says:

    Penny and family,

    Mother (Kate Hughes) and John and I send our condolences on the loss of Virginia.

    She was a lovely lady, and I know she appreciated all you did for her in her later years at Baraga.

    John and Donna Howe

  9. Craig & Lorna Sisson says:

    We were sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was always so gracious when we saw her. We will always remember her smiling face in the gift shop and her helpful ways. Mom Sisson (Ellen) enjoyed her friendship so much over the years. May God give you wonderful memories of her good long life to comfort you.

  10. Jackie Esterline says:

    I just saw your mom’s obituary in the Shopper. Am very sorry for your loss. You did so much for her, she would have been lost without you. You are a good daughter.

    Take as good care of yourself now.

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