Lawrence Grady Lovelace, 80, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, May 4, 2007, at the Malden Nursing Center.
Born Jan. 4, 1927, in Old Glaze, Ark., he was the son of the late Doc Grady and Ida Ratlift Lovelace and was a U.S. military veteran.
On August 2, 1990, in Malden, he married Wilma Faye Richmond, who survives the home.
Other survivors include a son, Benny Lovelace, of Memphis, Tenn.; two step-sons, Jackie and Chris Nalley, both of Malden; one brother, Donald J. Lovelace, of Elsberry, Mo.; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death three brothers, Doc, Ralph and Floyd Lovelace, and a sister, Lucille Matthews.
Visitation will begin at noon, Monday, May, 7, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home at Malden, with services scheduled to follow at 1:30 p.m., in the Bradshaw Chapel, with Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.
Burial will follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., with military rites.