Nena “Tippy” McMillan Lovell, 70, of Axton, Va. passed away Thursday, December 8, 2022. She was born in Martinsville, Va. March 14, 1952, to the late John Coleman McMillan and Lena Jones McMillan.
She is survived by her son, Michael Joseph Lovell; grandchildren, Tabbetha and Sydney Lovell; sister, Dana M. Glass (Max); niece, Elizabeth Marsh (Clinton); nephew, Max Glass, Jr. (Mollie); great nephews, Sam Marsh and Jaxson Marsh.
Nena was a 1970 graduate of Drewry Mason High School and a 1972 graduate of Danville Community College. She worked at Piedmont Trust Bank and BB&T as a trust officer for 29 years.
Nena’s ministry later in life was sending cards to all of her many friends and family on every special occasion in their life. She loved reaching out to people and letting them know she was thinking about them. She also loved feeding her birds, watching NASCAR racing, and was an avid reader.
A visitation will be held 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at McKee-Stone Funeral Home. A memorial Service will follow at 2:00 pm and will be officiated by Ministers Jonathan Beavers and Gary Hollandsworth. Interment will follow at Roselawn Burial Park.
The family extends their sincere appreciation for the love and support Dawn and Spencer Cross gave to Tippy throughout the years.
Memorials may be made to Axton Community Volunteer Fire Department, 55 Mountain Valley Rd. Axton VA 24054 or to the Martinsville Henry County SPCA, 132 Joseph Martin Hwy, Martinsville, VA 24112.
McKee-Stone Funeral Home, Martinsville, Va. is serving the family.
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