Kathryn Lovett Obituary

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Kathryn Simmons Lovett

July 25, 1916 - June 8, 2014
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Kathryn Simmons Lovett, 97, passed away Sunday at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Metter, but lived most of her adult life in Statesboro. She attended Georgia Southern and graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in home economics. She worked for the Farm Security Administration as a home economist, traveling throughout Southeast Georgia teaching homemakers how to safely can food. She then attended Emory University School of Medicine, where she was in the school's first class to which women were admitted. After her graduation from Emory School of Medicine, she did her internship in New Orleans...
Kathryn Simmons Lovett, 97, passed away Sunday at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Metter, but lived most of her adult life in Statesboro.
She attended Georgia Southern and graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in home economics. She worked for the Farm Security Administration as a home economist, traveling throughout Southeast Georgia teaching homemakers how to safely can food.
She then attended Emory University School of Medicine, where she was in the school's first class to which women were admitted. After her graduation from Emory School of Medicine, she did her internship in New Orleans at the U.S. Marine Hospital.
She returned to Metter to practice with her father, Dr. W.E. Simmons. She later studied at the Medical College of Georgia as a resident in psychiatry. She and her husband, Dr. Lindsay Franklin Lovett, moved to Statesboro where he practiced general medicine and she practiced psychiatry.
Over the course of her career, she supervised the organization of numerous mental health clinics in an eight-county area, worked at the counseling center at Georgia Southern and taught psychology as a member of the faculty of Georgia Southern.
She was a member of the Savannah Girl Scout Council, the Archibald Bulloch chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Adam Brinson I Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century, and the Daughters of the American Colonists.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Statesboro and the Dorcas Sunday School Class.
She was a member of the Hoe and Hope Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Lindsay Franklin Lovett, her father Dr. W.E. Simmons and her mother "Miss Maude" Simmons, and her sisters, Josephine Smith and Lillian Bell.
She is survived by three daughters and three sons in law: Kathryn Veech and William Veech of Houston, Texas; Dr. Cathy Lovett and Dr. James Allan of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Dr. Karen Lovett and Larry Anderson of Albany, Ga.
She is also survived by her granddaughters: Kathryn and Maude Veech, Lindsay Autrey and her husband Shane, and Ellen Herrington.
Visitation will be held 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, June 11 in Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, June 12, in the Chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Dr. H. William Perry and Elder Jack Anderson officiating.
Burial will be in Lake Cemetery in Metter.
Please visit our online memorial at www.hodgesmoore.com to sign our online guestbook and share fond memories with the Lovett family.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers remembrances be made to the Statesboro First Baptist Church, 108 North Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458 or the charity of your choice.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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