Bobby Joe Lovette, son of the late Joseph Daniel Lovette and Mary Lois Fowler Lovette Cobb, was born May 5, 1956, at St. Louis and died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Carthage.
On Nov. 5, 1998, he was united in marriage to Ruth Anne Winchester at Piggott, Ark., and she survives of the home.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Lovette of Malden; one daughter, Michelle Shelton of Poplar Bluff; two step-daughters, Darlene Walls and Christine Walls, both of Malden; his mother and step-father, Mary and Bobby Joe Cobb of Bernie; two sisters, Connie Blum of Bernie and Mary Ann Farmer of Scott City; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Joey Cobb.
Visitation was held after 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Bradshaw Chapel in Malden.
Interment followed in the Bernie Cemetery.
Bradshaw Funeral Homes was in charge of all arrangements.