Loretta Poling

Loretta Mae Mick Poling, 68, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, while camping in Dry Fork. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected.

Loretta’s request for cremation will be honored. A graveside memorial service will be held Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Parsons City Cemetery. The Rev. James Snyder will officiate, and inurnment will follow. The Summerfield Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Loretta Mae Mick Poling. Send online condolences to the family at www.summerfieldfuneralhome.com.

Loretta Poling

Loretta Mae Mick Poling, 68, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, while camping in Dry Fork. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected.

Loretta born Sunday, July 21, 1946, in McClellandtown, Pa., a daughter of the late Gordon Lawrence Mick and Faye Loretta Hall Mick. She was married to John Poling, who preceded her in death.

Left to cherish Loretta’s memory are one daughter, Kimberly Ann Poling and one grandson, Joshua David Poling, both of Parsons; seven siblings, Hazel Price of Bretz, Phyllis Barnhart of Minnesota, Charles Mick of Ohio, Dale Mick of Virginia, June Evans of Pennsylvania, John Mick of Pennsylvania and Earl Mick of Colorado; and long time companion, Steven Hines of Moorefiled.

Preceding Loretta in death besides her parents and husband was one son Michael Allen Poling; and one sister Shirley Bartholomew.

She was a graduate of the Parsons High School class of 1964. Loretta loved reading, gardening and tending to her flowers. She also thoroughly enjoyed the great outdoors and camping. Loretta will always be remembered for being a hard worker and loved to take care of the elderly.

Loretta’s request for cremation will be honored. A memorial service is being planned and inurnment will take place in Parsons City Cemetery.

Summerfield Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Loretta Mae Mick Poling.

Send online condolences to the family at www.summerfieldfuneralhome.com.