In loving memory of

Inez Lovell
February 13, 1942 - July 6, 2020

Mrs. Inez Arnold Lovell, 78, of Woodleaf, died Monday, July 6, 2020, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born February 13, 1942, in Davie County, to the late William Perry and Ella Magelene Rome Arnold. Mrs. Lovell was a member of Fairfield Baptist Church, Mocksville where she had been the childrens choir director, a Sunday school teacher and had served as an usher, Pastoral aid, and was on the Deacons and Missionary boards. She had organized three choirs that went to community churches to sing and praise. Mrs. Lovell had a true love of life, she loved all of Gods creations, and she never met a stranger; she was the community mom. For over 30 years, she had been the head cook at Millers. Mrs. Lovell had also been the head custodian at South Davie Middle School for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Noil Herman Lovell; daughter, Bonnie Arnold; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include sons, Lester Arnold (Katie), Mike Arnold (Cynthia), Floyd Arnold, Joseph Arnold (Jackie), all of Mocksville, and John Arnold (Sheila) of Woodleaf; stepson, Deshawn Lovell; a sister, Beatrice Clement; grandchildren, Amber, Commeka, Michael, Jr., Floyd, Joey, Jamon, Jamiese, Jawaugn, T.J., Shirica and D.J.; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Lori Ann Polk, Rosalee Arnold, and Charles and Patsy Crenshaw.

A celebration of her life will be conducted at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 9, at National Cemetery, Salisbury. Those in attendance at the cemetery will be required to social distance and wear a face mask.The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home, Wednesday, July 8, all day until 6 p.m. Due to COVID-19, the number of visitors in the building at one time will be limited.

The family will receive friends at 190 Goshen Boulevard Road, Woodleaf at 3 p.m., Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be considered for American Lung Association, 401 Hawthorne Lane, Ste. 110 #298, Charlotte, NC 28204.

Online condolences:


Al & Cassandra Mason wrote on Jul 8, 2020:

"Mrs. Inez was a wonderful woman and always has a kind word for you she will be missed. Please accept our sincere condolences."

Geanna Dunlap wrote on Jul 8, 2020:

"Geanna Dillard Dunlap Ms.Inez was the most sweetest woman, with such a kind heart and a beautiful smile,you will be missed by many.To the family cherish all those fond memories and I will keep you all lifted in prayer."

Geanna Dunlap wrote on Jul 8, 2020:

"My sincere condolences to the family Ms.Inez will be missed by many"

Gwen Morris wrote on Jul 7, 2020:

"So sorry to hear of the passing of Inez, earths loss is heavens gain. May God continue to bless you family. With Gods Love the Fowler Family..."

Ernestine Grant and Family wrote on Jul 7, 2020:

"To The Family of Inez Arnold Lovell,We the Family of Ernestine Grant send our most sincere condolences. What a sweet, sweet, lady Inez was inside and out. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this time and may your fondest memories of Inez live on forever in your hearts. Blessings to each of you!"

Ernestine Holman and Family wrote on Jul 7, 2020:

"I am very sorry for the loss of your love one. She was a kind., generous and loving person. Heaven has a beautiful flower and loving person that has entered. May God bless and keep all of you in his arms."

Kay Koontz wrote on Jul 6, 2020:

"Ms Inez, what a wonderful lady! You were such a blessing to so many of us, staff and students at South Davie. Always having a smile and kind words to brighten our days. I am so thankful to have known you. Our angel here on earth, now God's angel in heaven!To the family. May her love surround you at this difficult time and bring you peace."

Shirley Grant wrote on Jul 6, 2020:

"Ms. Inez was the sweetest person you will ever meet. I will remember her as I often went in to talk to her. To the family I will be praying for you. Ms Inez had a heart of Gold. I enjoyed working with her a South Davie Middle school for many years."