Jean Ann Lovingood


Jean Ann Lovingood, 85, of Cleveland,  passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

She was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on Oct. 22, 1935, to the late James Garnett Mavity and Dorothy O’Neil Mavity. She lived the majority of her life in Cleveland.

Heaven’s gain is the loss to her family and friends. She loved spending time with her sons and their families as well as her extensive group of friends and her many cousins.

Jean Ann was a loyal friend and dedicated member of First Baptist Cleveland, where she faithfully served as a greeter.

In addition to her mother and father, Jean Ann was preceded in death by her husband, James Lovingood. 

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, two sons: Jeff Lovingood (Rachel) and Jon Lovingood (Tammy); brother, Jim Mavity (Carrol) of Katy, Texas; grandchildren: Trevor Lovingood (Erica), Kelsey Harper (Luke), Riley Lovingood, Courtney Foster (Drew), and Tyler Lovingood (Brooke); great-grandchildren: Londyn, Leo, Layla, and Katherine Ann; as well as her nephew, Chad Mavity (Tiffany Raczy);  and niece Julie Maddalena (Michael); great-nephews Daniel, Benjamin, Ethan, Kai and Cole; numerous beloved cousins and extended family members and friends. 

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Hilcrest Memorial Gardens.

A funeral procession will leave First Baptist Church Cleveland at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Those attending the graveside are asked to go in procession.

A Celebration of Jean’s Life will be held on July 31, 2021, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church Cleveland. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Jean or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.  


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