MRS. JOYCE H. LOVINGOOD, age 80, of East Washington Street-Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday morning in a Rome hospital. A native of Chattooga County, Georgia, she was born to the late Thurman David and Marlene Payne Barrett on March 3, 1929. Mrs. Lovingood was retired Medical Lab Technician and a member of the Summerville First Baptist Church and the Dorcas Sunday School Class of the Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, the late Lee Gene McKinzie and the late Dr. Berlon Lovingood.

Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Gena & John S. Groover of Summerville and Vicki & Mike McCorsley of Carrollton; son and daughter-in-law, David & Ilene McKenzie of Trenton, N.J.; grandchildren, April & Kevin Bond, Amber and Jerry Skelton, Jr., Lisa & Scott Thurston, Kim Sincoskie, Jon & Amanda McCorsley, Josh & Cindy McCorsley;  five great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:30 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers: Steve Goodridge, Jerry Skelton, Jr., Josh McCorsley, Jon McCorsley, Kevin Bond and Billy Dean Quinton.  Honorary Pallbearers:  the Dorcas Sunday School Class of Summerville First Baptist Church. Visitation will be Saturday from 6 until 9 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Summerville First Baptist Church, 125 Georgia Ave., Summerville, GA.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.