LINABARGER, Loretta Rosemary

LINABARGER, Loretta Rosemary, 78, of Dillonvale, died Thursday, February 14, 2013, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

She was born April 7, 1934, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late George and Caroline (McCabe) McKinnen.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Presbyterian Church McMechen.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Linabarger, a son, George R. “Oscar” Linabarger, sisters, Lorena Williams, Virginia Howard, and Sharon Bryan.

Loretta is survived by her sons, James M. (Sue) Linabarger of Texas, Richard E. Linabarger of Dillonvale, and Scott W. (Janie) Linabarger of Willoughby, Ohio, a daughter, Caroline Sue Smith of Yorkville, a sister, Beverly Smith, 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a great-great grandchild, also several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to a celebration of Loretta’s life on Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 154 Second St., Dillonvale. Funeral service will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Barry Hall officiating, interment in Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove.

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