Cecil Love, 83, of 15051 B, River St., Blakely, Ga. 39823, died early Friday morning, Oct. 30, 2015 in the Early Memorial Nursing Home, Blakely, Ga. His funeral will be held Monday, November 2, 2015, at 2 PM at the First Assembly of God Church in Blakely, Ga. Rev. Jimmy Love and Rev. Jerry Murkerson will be officiating. The family will receive friends starting at 1 PM at First Assembly of God, 1 hour prior to the funeral service. A private, family only, burial will follow in the White Plains Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Noah Love, Kyle Bagwell, Randy McDonald, Walter McDonald, Tracy McDonald and Brad Love. Members of the McDonald’s Coffee Club with be Honorary pallbearers.
Cecil was born September 1, 1932 in Blakely, Ga. to the late Dennis Love, Sr. and Gertrude Anglin Love. He was a retired, self-employed Cattle Buyer and a member of the White Plains Freewill Baptist Church. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters: Marie McDowell & Esther Qualls and by 2 brothers: Earnest “Bud” Love & Dennis Love, Jr.
His survivors include 3 daughters: Debbie Bagwell & Jimmy of Blakely, Pam Holmes & Flip of Albany and Joy Ryan & David of Blakely. There are 2 sons: Bill Love & Teresa of Hiram, Ga. and Joel Love & Jennifer of Watkinsville , Ga. His grandchildren are Mindy, Hannah, Kalli, Kyle, Colt, Kati, Kirsten, Kendall , Noah, Ally and Jon David. The great grandchildren are D. J., Gabriel, Ethan, Jaxson, Larkin, Makenzy and Rylan. He has 3 sisters: Katie McDonald, Marjorie Chambliss & Frankie, Betty McGlamory & Gene, all of Blakely, Ga. and 4 brothers: J. D. Love & Bobbie, Carl Love & Grace, all of Blakely, Jerry Love & Gwen of Sasser, Ga. and Jimmy Love & Jo Ann of Thomasville, Ga.