Loretta June Huffman Burnell of Martinsville Ohio went to Heaven to be with her beloved husband, Floyd P. Burnell, at 7:18 AM, Monday, December 3, 2012 at Clinton Memorial. Mrs. Burnell was born February 1, 1931 in Adams County, Ohio, daughter of the late George and Mary “Dodge” Swayne Huffman. She was baptized July 5 1942 at Conaway Chapel. She attended Marshall, Ohio School and attended her 52nd class reunion this past May.
Loretta loved visits and put smiles on friend’s and family’s faces by travel as much as possible.
She is survived by her daughters, Beverly Furguson and Mary Lou Petersen; her sons-in-law, Don Payton and Taz Petersen; her grandchildren, Lonna (Greg) McGuire, Heather Furguson, Dion (Varina) Furguson, Zach (Jamie) Conner; great grandchildren, Logan McGuire, Kyle McGuire, Devin McGuire, Rickie Smith, Kayla Furguson, Michael Furguson, Austin Conner, and Tristin Conner; a great-great grandchild, Zowey McGuire; and countless friends and family that she enjoyed throughout the USA.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Martinsville I.O.O.F. Cemetery with Pastor Jim Rankin officiating.
If you would like to honor Loretta for her awesome love and friendship, please do so by making a contribution to the Fisher/Nightingale Houses, Inc, P.O. Box 33871, Wright-Patterson A.F.B. Ohio 45433, or your favorite military organization.
The family would like to offer special thanks to the loving caregivers that helped Loretta stay in her home after her stroke in June 2010.