loretta ford
Loretta Kay Ford, 60, of Weirton, died Sunday, October 24, 2004 at her home. Born August 28, 1944 in Glendale, WV, she was the daughter of the late Clark and Zelma Wells Shreve. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother Brent Shreve and sister Rosemary Shreve. Loretta worked as a nurse’s aide in the home health field. She was a Protestant by faith and was a former member of VFW Post 2716 Ladies Auxiliary. Loretta’s survivors include her husband Vernon Glenn Ford, Sr. of Weirton, whom she married April 22, 1974; son Vernon Glenn Ford, Jr. of Wintersville, OH; daughter Verna Kay Ford of Florence, KY; brothers Larry Shreve and his wife Karen, David Shreve and his wife Pat, Gary Shreve and his wife Kathy and Jerry Douglas all of Moundsville, WV, Randy Shreve and his wife Kathie of Florida; sisters Donna Evans and her husband Mike, Melody Mercer and her husband Joe and Sheila Rodgers and her husband Dale all of Moundsville, Joyce Ritchea and her husband Luther of Maryland; Janice Sheets and her husband Chuck of Florida, Debra Kittle and her husband Terry of Maryland and Barbara Whitlatch of Virginia. Loretta also leaves three grandchildren, Jacob, Kaleb and Abigail. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be held at 11:00AM Thursday with Pastor Curt Moser presiding. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Weirton. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hancock County Animal Shelter, R. D. #1, Box 425, New Cumberland, WV 26047. Share tributes with her family at www.grecohertnick.com. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Im very sorry for your loss. Kay is at peace now, and not in any pain. She will be in all of our hearts…Love Cassie and the boys

  2. kay was my best friend. We shared alot of memories together and I will always miss and love her. I promised her I would be there till the end after everything we went through with her illness and life itself she will always be a part of me but theirs a empty hole in my heart now that she is gone.

  3. Aunt Kay, I know you can not read this but I KNOW you can hear my thoughts…… I am so sorry for the pain and suffering you had to deal with but in the end you are healed and at peace with all. Verna and Vernie I have no idea what you are going through but I know you two are as strong as she was and will find comfort in knowing she is now your “ANGEL” With Love always, Angie

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