Loretta Click

Donna Grace Nelson

Loretta Click left this world to be with our Lord, Dec. 30, 2016.

Loretta was preceded in death by her parents Robert Everett and Gussie Lou Gable and her daughter Julie Ann Chavez.

She leaves behind her sister Lottie Logan; brother Harvey Gable; daughter Melanie McQueen; four grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins and family and friends.

Loretta greatly enjoyed her family and friends. She enjoyed card games and playing Yahtzee with them. She also enjoyed traveling with her sister all across the states to see family and friends.

Loretta was a wonderful mom, sister, grandmother and aunt. She will be sorely missed by all of us.

A memorial service is being planned.

“I am standing upon the seashore. A ship, at my side, spreads her white sails to the moving breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch her until, at length, she hangs with a speck of white cloud just where the sea and sky come to mingle with each other. Then someone at my side says, “There she is gone.” Gone where? Gone from my sight. That is all. She is just as large in mast, hull and spar as she was when she left my side. And she is just as able to bear her load of living freight to her destined port. Her diminished size is in me – not in her. And just at the moment when someone says, “There she is gone,” there are other eyes watching her coming, and other voices ready to take up the glad shout, “here she comes!” ~ Henry Van Dyke


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  1. mercedes slavin says:

    Loretta will be deeply missed. I’m her granddaughter Mercedes. She raised me and has been my strength, my rock. She made me the strong person I am today. She was very hard working and very kind hearted to everyone. She was lucky enough to have great and great great grandchildren. There’s one great great who Loretta also helped raise ( Sami Gene) who has had the pleasure of being in the presence of an amazing woman for the past 8 years. We love you granny.

  2. Mary Braswell says:

    I miss my granny even if we didn’t speak often. It was the knowing she was there that made the difference. She told me one time, You never know who will give you your last drink of water. Those words cross my mind a lot when it comes to burnin’ bridges. Love and miss you grandma Rhetta. Ps Never let you go