Lawrence S. Lovvorn, 79, Lebanon, died Thursday, Sept. 27.LOVVORN was a member of Cooks United Methodist Church where he served as Treasurer for 11 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean War. Larry retired as the Financial Director for IKG Industries. He was Past President, Past National Director, Past Chairman of the Tennessee Valley Council and Emeritus Life Member of the Institute of Management Accountants. He served on the Tennessee Council for the Boy Scouts of America and was a member and Past President of the Mt. Juliet Breakfast Rotary Club. He was a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow and had served as Assistant District Governor for Rotary District 6780. Larry was Past Chairman of the Wilson County Adult Education Advisory Council, former Secretary of the Wilson County Board of Zoning Appeals and Secretary/Treasurer of 911-Wilson County Emergency Communication District and had served on several other county boards. He was a Tennessee Squire and participated in various fundraisers for the Mt. Juliet Senior Citizen Center. Larry was the son of the late, Johnny H. and Evie Williams Lovvorn. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Hugh and Leo Lovvorn.
He is survived by: wife of 59 years, Patricia A. Lovvorn; sons, Al (Debbie) Lovvorn and Ashley Lovvorn; brother, Floyd (Helen) Lovvorn.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Oct. 1 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Dr. Craig Goff and Pastor Lee Stephenson officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Beaty, the Mt. Juliet Breakfast Rotary Club, the Wilson County Adult Education Advisory Council and the 911-Wilson County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203.
Visitation was Sunday and prior to service time Monday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.