A graveside service will be Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City, at 1:00 P. M. with Bro. Rick Nichols officiating. Visitation will be at 12:00 noon at the Owens Funeral Home Chapel.
Loretta married Norman Rufus McDonald on December 1, 1947 in Rockwall. She was a member of the Wildwood Baptist Church in Mesquite, Texas.
Loretta attended school in Wolfe City but later she earned her GED. She worked and retired from Western Electric/AT&T after 18 years. She was involved in a lot of extra activities which included crocheting, sewing, quilting, carpentry, ceramics, jewelry making, she took art classes at Eastfield College; oil painting, dog grooming and flower arrangement and she was a very good cook.
Loretta is survived by 5 children, Sandra McDonald, Douglas McDonald and wife Debbie, Rodger McDonald, Gerald McDonald and wife Kim, and Glynda Robertson and husband Devin and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Loretta was preceded in death by her ex-husband, parents, and ten of her eleven siblings. Daughter-in-Law Linda McDonald, grandchildren Randall McDonald and Tammy McDonald and one great-grandchild Vincent Bell.