Lovette Cemetery

The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Lovette Cemetery in Onslow County, NC.

Location From Piney Green road you turn onto Rocky Run Road. (located next to the Merrita Bread Store on Piney Green). Go down Rocky Run Road app. 3 1/2 miles and on the left hand side of the road you will see an iron sign that says Lovitt Family Cemetery. It’s next to a farmer’s field. This cemetery is old and looks as if many markers are missing.

Surveyed by Stephanie Preheim - September 2008.


  • Lovett, Clara - Mar 18, 1896 to Apr. 1, 1896.  ”Gone to be an Angel.”
  • Lovett, Sam A. – Feb. 29, 1912 to  Aug 5, 1939.  ”Not my will, but thine be done. “
  • Lovett, William J. – June 4, 1866 to Apr. 9, 1945.  ”Christ loved him and took him home.”
  • Lovette, William B. - 1832-1907
  • Lovitt, Charlie M. – Dec. 18, 1881 to Nov. 8, 1957.  ”Christ loved him and took him home.” Father. (to the far left, sitting alone is a stone marker on 5th row).
  • Lovitt, Clara Hawkins - Sept. 16, 1854 to Oct 17, 1946.  ”Behold God is my Shepherd now I will trust and not to be afraid.”
  • Lovitt, Daniel Henry – Mar. 13, 1886 to July 22, 1957.  ”Twas hard to give thee up but thy will, oh God, be done.”
  • Lovitte, Eddie B. – North Carolina PFC 338 INF 85 INF Div World War II.  October 2, 1914 to February 12, 1949.
  • Lovitt, Elijah B. – Dec. 26, 1855 to Nov. 10, 1927.  ”Happy is he whose hope is in the Lord”
  • Lovitt, Lizzie A. – June 19, 1873 to Nov. 30, 1927.  ”Mother was the sunshine of our home.”
  • Morris, Carlton Thomas – Jan. 26, 1932 to Feb. 2, 1932.  ”our darling.” son of S.L. & Bertie Morris.
  • Morris,  Lizzie Ma? - June 6, 1929 to Aug. 4, 1929.  ”Gone to be an Angel.” stone marker but hard to read. Dau. of S.L. & Bertie Morris.
  • Morris, S.L. - May 2, 1873 to Oct. 24, 1938.  ”Christ is my hope.”