Dorene M. Love

Published 9:05 am Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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Dorene Margaret Love, 73, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly of Molino, Fla., passed away on June 5, 2022 in Atmore.

She was born on May 28, 1949 in Albion, Mich. to Paul and Cora Edler Smeltzer.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ronald Love; her twin sister, Diane Marie Cline; and her brother, Paul Smeltzer Jr.

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She is survived by her sons, Ronald D. (Summer) Love of Molino, John (Melanie) Love of Hamilton, Ohio, Daniel (Christin) Love of Atmore and Benjamin (Alexander) Love of Pace, Fla.; her daughters, Elizabeth “Honey” Love (Chris) Davenport of Murfreesboro, Rebecca (Aaron) Love-Kirkland of Loxley and Faith Love (Brandon) Vollers of Beulah, Fla.; her brother, Lawrence “Buddy” Smeltzer of Coldwater, Mich.; her sisters, Barbara Jacobs of Homer, Mich. and Cora Angell of Homer; along with 24 grandchildren; and many friends and family.

Funeral services were held on June 10, 2022 at Highland Baptist Church in Molino with Bro. Willie Davenport and Bro. Mark Torres officiating.

Interment followed at Highland Baptist Church Cemetery in Molino.

Family request flowers to be delivered to Highland Baptist Church.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date in Murfreesboro.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.