Lana Loven Ablett

Lana Loven Ablett, 78, of rural Karnak (Massac County), died at 5:34 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis.

She was born on Oct. 15, 1943, in Anna. She had worked in the healthcare field most of her career. She worked for Addis Home Health, the Elgin Hospital, Southern 7 Health Department and Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil Morris and Dorothy Jones Loven. 

She is survived by her brother, David Keith Loven (Debbie) of Karnak; daughter Stacey Bremer (Josh) of Metropolis; grandchildren Taylor, Drake, Josie and Hayden; and great-grandchildren Kash and Dilynn.

Graveside funeral services honoring the life of Mrs. Lana Loven Ablett were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at Anderson Cemetery in Massac County (the Boaz community). The Rev. Trad York officiated.

Pallbearers were Mike Boyd, Josh Bremer, Drake Pennington, Albert Hill, Gary Carol and Pete Duley.

Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 805 W. DeYoung St., Marion, Ill. 62959, or to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 204 Halfway Rd., Marion, Ill. 62959.

To leave an online message with the family or to share a memory, visit

Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak was in charge of arrangements.

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