Mrs. Mary “Sue” Taylor-Lovett, age 70, of Bristol, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Bay Medical Sacred Heart Hospital.

Sue was born May 12, 1947 to Rudolph and Mabel Duggar. She enjoyed spending time with her family and always looked forward to Saturday morning yard sales.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolph and Mabel Duggar, late husband Bobby G. Taylor, and brother Larry Duggar.

She is survived by her beloved husband, John B. Lovett, of Bristol, sons Ray Parks and wife Candy, of Parksley, Virginia, Shawn Parks and wife Lisa, of Pocomoke, Maryland, Bruce Taylor and wife Tiffany, of Eastpoint, Brian Taylor and wife Keli, of Eastpoint, Marlen Taylor and wife Laura, of Port St. Joe, and Clayton Blair of Daytona Beach; daughters Cissy Bowden and husband Donald, of Nelsonia, Virginia, Erica Wright and husband Robert, of Greenbackville, Virginia, Dale Lee and husband David, of Dothan, Alabama, Caroline Meadows and husband Billy, of Panama City, and Bobbie Jean Francone and husband Frank, of Pensacola; 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; three brothers Herbert Duggar of Apalachicola, Sammy Duggar of Tallahassee, and Earl Duggar of Apalachicola; and two sisters Annette Martina of Apalachicola, and Doris Mixon of Eastpoint.

Her husband John wanted to include this poem in her obituary as a source of inspiration and comfort for her loved ones and strangers alike.


I’m Free

- Author unknown


Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free

I’m following the path God has laid you see.

I took His hand when I heard him call

I turned my back and left it all.


I could not stay another day

To laugh, to love, to work, to play.

Tasks left undone must stay that way

I found that peace at the close of day.


If my parting has left a void

Then fill it with remembered joy.

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss

Oh yes, these things I too will miss.


Be not burdened with times of sorrow

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.

My life’s been full, I savored much

Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.


Perhaps my time seemed all too brief

Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.

Lift up your hearts and peace to thee

God wanted me now; He set me free.


All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown.

Those who would like to contact John Lovett can do so at (850) 447-3385.