Dorene Margaret Love

June 7, 2022

Dorene Margaret Love, age 73, of Murfreesboro, TN, formally of Molino, FL passed away on June 5, 2022 in Atmore, AL. She was born on May 28, 1949 in Albion, MI to Paul and Cora Edler Smeltzer. She was a Paraeducator at Riverdale High School and a member of River Rock Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN. She was a former member and Sunday school teacher at Highland Baptist Church and previously owned Molino Feed and Supply. Dorene was a loving and kind person. She was known as grandma love, granny love, grammy love, pop pop love, momma love, and mother love by all that knew her.

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

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

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 10, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Highland Baptist Church in Molino, FL with Bro. Willie Davenport and Bro. Mark Torres officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Baptist Church Cemetery in Molino, FL.

Active pallbearers will be Ron Love, John Love, Daniel Love, Benjamin Love, Caleb Davenport, Caden Davenport, Bryson Love and Vincent Kirkland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Davenport, Aaron Kirkland, Brandon Vollers and Alexander Love.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 10, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. until service time at 3:00 p.m. at Highland Baptist Church.

Family request flowers to be delivered to Highland Baptist Church.

They will be a Celebration of Life at a later date in Murfreesboro,TN.


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