Joyce Rose Lovett


Lovett, Joyce

Joyce Rose Lovett

August 19, 1941 – November 11, 2014


Joyce Rose Lovett was born in Loma Linda, CA on August 19, 1941 and resided in Calipatria when she passed away on November 11, 2014.

She was married to James Z. Lovett on February 1, 1960.

Joyce Rose Lovett was born August 19, 1941 in Loma Linda, California, and passed away November 21, 2014 in Calipatria, California.  She was preceded in death by her parents James Boyd and Carina Aumittie Sampson, and brother Glenn Sampson.

She is survived by her husband James Z. Lovett, children Craig Lovett (Christine) and Renee Lovett (Scott), eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  Joyce graduated from Calipatria High School in 1959 and married James on February 1, 1960.

Joyce received a degree in accounting in 1973 and worked as an auditor for the State of California until retirement in 1997.  Upon retirement Joyce and James returned to Calipatria, California, where they first met.  James was a customer at the family grocery store Sampson’s Grocery Store, where Joyce worked.  Joyce was active in P.E.O. and enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, photo restoration, cooking and making candy.

Graveside service will be held at Riverview Cemetery  in Brawley, California on November 25, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to The Glenn Sampson Scholarship Fund, Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program Community Foundation.

Make check payable to IVROPCF and mail to 687 State Street, El Centro, CA 92243.