Lovetta J. Whitaker
Lovetta J. Whitaker, age 83, of Ravenna, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 20, 1930, in Spencer, W. Va., the daughter of the late Burdell Taylor. Lovetta was a member of the First Church of God in Ravenna. She worked at Longmeadow Care Center for 14 years and retired in 1997. Lovetta was a devoted wife, loving mother and a caring and supportive grandmother. Her legacy will live on through the remaining 6 children who are so thankful for the sacrifices and love shown by their mother and father.
Survivors include her daughters, Shirley (Grant) Frazier of Akron, Marlene Allen of Ravenna, Helen Pemberton of Ravenna, Diana (Marty) Laughlin of Cincinnati, Linda (Jim) Timberman of Cincinnati and son Robert L. (Janet) Whitaker of Brimfield. Lovetta is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchild-ren, her sister Jane Treon of Richardson, TX. And many nieces and nephews.
Lovetta was preceded in death by her husband Wallace Whitaker, her son John Whitaker, her daughter Gloria Risner, sons-in-laws David Aran and Raymond Allen and her sister Jeanette Smith.
Family will receive friends on Monday, December 16, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 17th at 11:00 A.M. with Dr. Reverend Edward N. Beck officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Robinson Hospice and Visiting Nurse for everything they provided to them and the terrific compassionate care Lovetta received.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.
Memorial donations can be made in Lovetta's name to Robinson Hospice and Visiting Nurse, 6847 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna, Ohio 44266
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 12-14 & 15-13)