Dorothy Belle Sliman Lovelady

Dorothy Belle Sliman Lovelady

Dorothy Lovelady, 92, was born Monday January 16, 1928 and after a brief battle with Covid went to stay with her family and friends in Heaven on Saturday November 28, 2020.

She grew up in and lived most of her life in Many. She loved her hometown and to visit her friends and family. She would always have a cup of coffee and food to share with anyone who came in her door. She loved her church, Many Church of the Nazarene of which she was a member as was her Mother before her. She enjoyed watching westerns on TV and playing games – card games, board games, word games, and especially Bingo. She was quick witted with a ready smile. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edna Mae and Dick Sliman; sisters, Selma Minor and Christine Thames; brothers, Negeeb Sliman Sr. and Dick Sliman Jr.; and two special nephews who were raised with her as brothers, Negeeb Sliman Jr. and Jamiel (Slick) Sliman.

She is survived by her loving children and their families. Her children are Frances M. Bearden and Gary, Julie A. Reed and Ben, Debo Lovelady and Cindy, Kristie Hilton and Lani. Her grand, greatgrand, and great-great grandchildren are, Amy and Clay Caldwell, their sons Caleb and Nicolas and Caleb’s daughter Emory, Lyndsay Hilton and Chris and their son Kyle, Frances Anne and Noah Parrie and their daughters Kayley, Kelsey, Kami and their son Noah Gage, Nicole and Steven Fitzsimmons and their son Oliver, Michael and Samantha Robinson, their daughter Stormy and their sons Austin and Kamren, Matthew Lovelady and Ashley and Courtney Mistretta, their daughter Bayleigh and sons Bentley and Brantley. Also left to cherish her memory are a host of cousins, nieces and nephews including, Abdo Sliman, Gary Sliman, Brady Sliman, Sadie LaPrarie, Shanda Freeman and Bruce Rains.

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