Ida Wee Mabry Lovingood
(Oct. 2, 2012)
Ida Wee Mabry Lovingood of Sweetwater, passed away, Tuesday,
Oct. 2, at Wellington Place in Athens. She was a member of the First United
Methodist Church of Madisonville, a former longtime member of Brainerd United Methodist
Church of Chattanooga, a member of Rhea-Craig Chapter DAR, and a former member
of Mari Jon Garden Club of Chattanooga. Ida Wee, was known as the "Queen of
Hamburger, Fries and Bean Suppers."
She was 99.
Preceded in death by: her husband, Samuel C. "Sam"
Lovingood; her parents, Rush and Frances Mabry; infant daughter, Frances
Burnette; and two brothers, John M. Mabry and Harris M Mabry.
Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law-Harris and Lou L.
Lovingood of Sweetwater;
Grandsons and spouses-Branham L. and Kenzie R. Lovingood of
Sweetwater; Craig H. and Kimberly M. Lovingood of Atlanta;
Great-grandsons-Anderson Gaines Lovingood and Wilson Thomas
Several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4,
at the First Presbyterian Church in Sweetwater with Rev. Tommy Preston
officiating. Graveside service will be held at Rural Vale Cemetery, at 10 a.m.,
Friday, Oct. 5, with Rev. Ted Baker officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials
may be made to First United Methodist Church of Madisonville, 143 College St.
Madisonville, TN 37354 or to Hiwassee College, 225 Hiwassee College Dr.,
Madisonville, TN 37354 Arrangements by Myers Funeral Home, Tellico Plains.