Dorothy Mae Love


Dorothy Mae Love, 89, of Crab Orchard, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Life Care Center of Crossville in Crossville.
She was born May 27, 1929, in Campbell County, TN, daughter of Thomas L. Welch and Bernice N. (Wilder) Welch.
She worked as a factory worker and was a member of the Haley's Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Karen Thomas, Robin Sherrill (Emmett), Debbie Haskin (Dennis), Linda Barnes, Donna Klenke (Ray) and Sue Obanion (late Joe Obanion); daughter-in-law, Dale Barnes; brothers, Conrad Welch, Ralph Welch (Leda), Donald Welch, Bill Welch, Larry Welch (Pat) and Revale Welch; sisters, Darlene Mullinax (late John Ed), Norma Turner (Roy) and Bertha Welch; and sister-in-law, Betty Welch.
Dorothy is also survived by nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Ronnie Barnes; husband, Martin B. Love; brothers, Henry Welch and Albert Welch; and sister, Vera Mullinax.
Pallbearers will be Josh Sherrill, Tony Obanion, Trent Mullinax, Bud Mullinax, Tom Netherton and Mike McNelley.
Funeral services will be held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Friday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m. with Bro. Terry Swaw officiating. Visitation will be held prior from 5-7 p.m. Interment in Haley's Grove Cemetery.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. ( was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on January 3, 2019
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