Wilhoite, Lovenia Mae

Monday, February 4, 2013
Lovenia Wilhoit
Lovenia Wilhoit

Lovenia Mae Wilhoite, 86, lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013.  

She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved cooking.  She was a member of Clear Creek Church of Christ.

Survivors include her daughter, Merry Lue Castings; son, Mark Wilhoite of Chattanooga; brother, Harry K. Ritchie, Jr. of Ooltewah; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two nieces and one nephew; and step-mother, Jean Ritchey of Chattanooga.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Chattanooga Memorial Park with Pat Roark officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Hospice of Chattanooga.  

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.


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