Nettie Lovett
April 19, 1916 – June 14, 2017
Nettie Lovett was born
April 19, 1916 near Grand, Ellis County, Oklahoma as the youngest child of
Frank and Orpha (Bauer) Howard. Nettie started her trip to Heaven on June 14,
2017 after having celebrated her 101st birthday with family and friends in

She attended Pinkston Grade School and Arnett High School. On January 21, 1936,
Nettie and Jess Lovett were married in Woodward, Oklahoma. To this union, 3
sons were born, Frank, Tom and Terry. She was a devoted wife of 66 years until
Jess passed away in 2002. Nettie and Jess both grew up on farms and ranches and
began their own careers of farming and ranching in 1937. They worked side by
side on their farm northeast of Roll, Oklahoma, farming and taking care of
their home and family. In 1968 they moved to Cheyenne, Oklahoma to make their
home. She remained there until 2012 when she moved to Oklahoma City. She and
Jess grew large vegetable gardens nearly every year. They enjoyed traveling on
long automobile trips and playing games like bridge, pitch and dominoes with
their friends. She was an avid game player whether it was Pitch, Bridge, 42 or
dominoes. She was very competitive and did not like to lose. Nettie had a
variety of other interests including baking, canning, dancing, cultivating roses
and other beautiful plants in their yard and entertaining family and friends.
One of her most enjoyable “loves”, especially to her family and
friends, was the culinary arts. Her talent in the kitchen left a legacy of
memories for her family as well as an enormous collection of recipes and
cookbooks. Another cherished legacy are the beautiful quilts she handmade for
each of her sons and grandchildren. Over the years, Nettie attended several
rural churches and, in Cheyenne, she attended the United Methodist Church and
the Church of Christ. Wherever she went, she was known for her feisty, yet good
sense of humor. She will be remembered by all who knew her and will be truly
missed. She made such an impact on the lives of her grandchildren and great

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and 14
brothers and sisters.

Nettie is survived by her sons and their wives, Frank and Janet (Calvert)
Lovett of Alvord, Texas, Tom and Kay (Burns) Lovett of Warr Acres, Oklahoma,
Terry and Susan (Hinkle) Lovett, of Houston, Texas; 5 grandchildren, Steve and
Ann Lovett of College Station, Texas, Cindy and Steve Coffman of Prosper,
Texas, Lisa and Glenn Coffee of Bethany, Oklahoma, Bryan Lovett of Houston,
Texas and Donald Lovett of Houston, Texas; 10 great grandchildren, Katlyn
Martin and husband, Adam, Scott Lovett and wife, Anne, Kyle Lovett, Cassidy
Lovett, Mark Coffman, Jessica Coffman, Collin Coffee and wife, Aubrey, Blaine
Coffee, Anna Coffee and Kate Coffee, 2 great great grandchildren, Trent and
Truett Martin and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services Monday, June 19,
2017 at 2:00 in the Whinery Savage Chapel, Elk City followed by burial in
Silent Home Cemetery, Crawford, OK.