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Mrs. Mary Rebecca “Becky” Lovett of Campbellsville, daughter of the late James Wethington and Mellie Wethington, was born September 28, 1942 in Casey County.
She died July 9, 2018 at Hardin Memorial Hospital after an illness, being 75 years, 9 months, and 11 days of age.
She attended Campbellsville Baptist Temple where she made a profession of faith and was a Sunday School and children’s church teacher. She spent 40 years as an educator, teacher, and principal.
Becky loved storytelling, loved working with children, and loved her Lord. She loved working in her garden and spending time with her family.
She united in marriage to Danny Lovett on May 27, 2006.
Besides her husband, Danny Lovett, she is survived by:
Two daughters: Genise Oberson and husband Jonothan of Lebanon, and Sarah Sumners of Campbellsville,
One son: Daniel Lovett of Campbellsville,
Four granddaughters: Allison Bailey Sumners, Jaden Elizabeth Orberson, Marissa Lee Sumners, and Janelle Madison Orberson,
Two brothers: Eddie Wethington and wife Bonnie of Indiana, and Jack Wethington and wife Shelia of Campbellsville,
Two sisters: Eula Mae Buck of Campbellsville, and Ann Holmes and husband Junior of Columbia,
One aunt: Betty Douglas of Ohio,
Several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, James H. Wethington, in 2002, her mother, Mellie C. Wethington, in 1998, and three siblings, William Otho Wethington, Barbara Wethington, and Joseph Wethington.
Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.
The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 12, at 10:00 AM at the Campbellsville Baptist Temple, 1360 Old Hodgenville Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jase Divens will be officiating. Entombment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Bible fund at Campbellsville Baptist Temple. Those can be made in person at the church or the funeral home, or online through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page of this site.