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Loretta Sue (Arnette) Whitt

April 27, 1943 ~ April 8, 2022 (age 78)

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WHITT, Loretta Sue Arnette, 78, went to her forever home on Friday, April 8, 2022. Loretta was born on April 27, 1943, in Keokee, Virginia, a small coal mining community in Southwest Virginia. She was blessed to be born to Ernest Arnette and Frances Burke Arnette. She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ernest Arnette, Jr., Robert Arnette, Douglas Gregory Arnette; and stepson, Marty Whitt. She is survived by her loving husband, Ronald; children, Tammy Tucker Wright, Rejeana Tucker Sowder (Nathan), Mark Tucker (Monica), and Stephen Mahoney (Kelly); stepdaughter, Jennifer Mahoney (Kevin); foreign exchange daughter, Mila Bernadi Bonzano (Paul); one brother, Thomas Arnette (Linda); 12 grandchildren, Sabrena Hunter (Mikel), Daniel Wright (Joy), Kayla Spurlock, Mark Allen Tucker, Brent Tucker (Lexie), Jessica Sowder, Hunter Sowder, Victoria Mahoney Welch (Jonathan), Hazel Mahoney-Seay, Madeline Mahoney, Alex Bonzano, and Stefano Bonzano; seven great-grandchildren, Marques Redd, Arika Spurlock, Kayden Spurlock, Alyssa Spurlock, Jaiden Hunter, Noah Hunter, and Autumn Pociluyko; and many nieces and nephews. Loretta was a long-time member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church and retired from C&P Telephone Company (Verizon) after 33 years of service. The family will receive friends from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville, VA 23111. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 7046 Cold Harbor Rd., Mechanicsville, VA.  A private interment will take place at Signal Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Walnut Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 428, Mechanicsville, VA 23111; or give to a child in need: either way you are doing God’s work.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 14, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Monaghan Funeral Home
7300 Creighton Parkway
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Visitation
Thursday
April 14, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Monaghan Funeral Home
7300 Creighton Parkway
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Funeral Service
Saturday
April 16, 2022

2:00 PM
Walnut Grove Baptist Church (Mechanicsville, VA)

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