LILLIE LOVINGOOD FRANK, age 96 of Athens, Tn. passed away Monday, October 14, 2019, in Sweetwater, Tenn. She was a native of Murphy, North Carolina, resident of McMinn County, Tenn. most of her life, a daughter of the late Charles Gordon and Amanda Johnson Lovingood and preceded in death by her Husband: Junior Hardin Frank on May 30, 2010, Brothers: Charles Sheridan Lovingood, Cecil Lovingood, Robert Lovingood, Five Sisters: Florence Lovingood, Katie Harris, Bertie Lovingood, Dovie Ratledge, and Lou Mae Nunley. She retired from Englewood Chair Co. and was a former employee of Carver Chair Co where she was a seamstress for 32 years, and McKeehan Chair. She was the oldest member of Marshall Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors: Three Sons and daughters-in-law: Roy and Cathy of Monterey, Tn. Don and Diane Frank of Niota, Tenn., Mike Frank of Loudon, Tenn., Daughter and Son-in-law: Paulette and Larry McCollister of Athens, Tenn., Five Grandchildren, Seven Great Grandchildren, Two Great Great Grandchildren, Brother and Sister-in-law: Andrew and Margaret Lovingood of Englewood, Tenn., Sister-in-law: Jean Lovingood of Athens, Tenn. several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Thursday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Stanley Hammonds officiating. Interment will be 10:00 A.M. Friday in McMinn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Brian McCollister, Michael Frank, Matthew Tindell, Hayden Frank, Brandon McDonald, and Nick Barnes. The family will receive friends from 5-7 Thursday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Lillie-Frank. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.