Dessie Mae McEntire was born 20 October 1922. She married Ellis E. Lovett 17 June 1938. Their three children:

  1. Peggy L. Lovett, born 3 September 1939, married Bill Dedmon.
  2. Patsy L. Lovett, born 25 August 1940, married W.D. Ray, divorced; married Richard Sehorn.
  3. Dewey Miles Lovett, born 5 August 1943.
Dessie Mae divorced Ellis Lovett 19 July 1951 and married second Hershel Floyd Crain 27 June 1954. He adopted her Lovett children in 1956; they divorced 20 August 1970.

Dessie Mae's parents were T. Dewey and Lue Ella (Burnett) McEntire, who were married 21 October 1917. Her grandparents were Wesley Jefferson "Jeff" Davis McEntire and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Brazil, who were married 17 March 1881. Dessie's great-grandparents were Josiah and Martha (Horde) McEntire, who were married 2 February 1839.

Submitted by Patsy Sehorn

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