Mary Loretta (Sharp) Cloer was born May 27, 1929 in Dugan Chapel community to Otho “Toad” Sharp and Ina Aline (Hess) Sharp. She entered into heaven on July 14, 2022 in Bonham, Texas at the age of 93 years, 1 month, and 17 days.
Loretta started to school at Fairview School and then to Savoy where she graduated from High School in May of 1947. She and Joe Cloer had been dating and were married in Ambrose on June 28, 1947. They were married 69 years before he passed away in March 2016. They were members of Ambrose Church of Christ all of those years.
Loretta was a farmers wife. She worked in the fields and raised her own garden until they went to assisted living in July 2015.
Loretta is survived by her daughter, Helen Price and her husband Troy of Bonham; 2 sons, Joe Lee Cloer and wife Judy of Bonham, and Billy Dale Cloer and wife Pam of Savoy; grandchildren, Chris Howery, Travis Howery and wife Dori, John Price and wife Sarah, Brannon Cloer and wife Leslie, and Brianne Cloer; great-grandchildren, Quinten Howery and wife Jordan, Austin Leatherwood and wife Lauren, Alexandria Samora and husband Ethan, Grace Swan and husband Will, Devin Howery and Malia Singleton, Ayden Leatherwood and Kayleigh Brinlee, Jayden Howery, Kennedy Howery, Xander Howery, Lang Howery, Haleigh Cloer, and Ella Cloer; 1 great-great-granddaughter, Emerson Ann Howery; 2 great-great-grandsons on the way. Loretta was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Ora Sharp Blanton, Elizabeth Sharp Bailey; and 1 great-granddaughter, Danielle Paige Howery.
Graveside services will be held 10AM Monday, July 18, 2022 at Fairview Cemetery, Ravenna, Texas. Cody Maxwell will officiate the service.