Shirley Ann Hollowell Lovelace


Mrs. Shirley Ann Hollowell Lovelace was born October 24, 1948 in Florence, AL, the daughter of the late Ed Hollowell and Virginia Christine Staggs Hollowell Perry. She was married to Joel Lovelace in August of 1965 and remained married until his death on March 15, 1995. Mrs. Lovelace worked many years for Chief’s BBQ and Angelica Manufacturing in Wayne County. She enjoyed cooking, working in her flower garden and spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Lovelace departed this life at her home in Collinwood on December 18, 2021 in Collinwood, Tennessee at the age of 73 Years, 1 Month, 24 Days.

She is survived by three daughters, Ashley Lovelace and  Deanna Lovelace both of Collinwood, TN, Andrea Caperton and husband David of Westpoint, TN; a brother, Richard Perry and wife Donna of Collinwood, TN; four sisters, Susie Devers and  Steve of Collinwood, TN, Jenny Prince and husband Gary of Holladay, TN, Louise Martin and husband Kenneth of Collinwood, TN, Kathy Ayers of Waynesboro, TN; three grandchildren, Austin Caperton, Josie Lovelace and Lexie Lovelace. 

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Lovelace was preceded in death by her husband Joel Lovelace and her brother  Charles Hollowell. 

Services were held on December 21, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors at Collinwood in Collinwood, Tennessee, with  Greg Eaton and Greg Stults officiating. Burial followed in the Railroad Cemetery at Iron City, Tennessee. Visitation was held on December 21, 2021 from 11:00 am till 1:00 pm at the Shackelford Funeral Directors in Collinwood, TN.

Pallbearers included Austin Caperton, Daniel Devers, Andrew Devers, Brady Devers, Chris Greenhill, Jason Perry and Zach Clemmons. Honorary pallbearers included Brandon Adams, Steve Devers, Kenneth Martin and Gary Prince.