DANVILLE — Loraine S. Bartz, 73, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at her residence.
She was born in Blackey, Va., on April 14, 1939, to Willie and Hazel Stacy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Curt Looney; second husband, Kenny Bartz; her son, Cliff Looney; a sister, Alta Looney; and brothers, Dallas Stacy, James Stacy and Danny Stacy.
Surviving are her significant other, Byron Dearman; children, Dean (Brenda) Looney, Linda (Ted) Towner, Brenda Hammons, Melissa Vess and Steve Looney; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; six sisters; two brothers.
She was a loving mother, a wonderful grandmother, was the glue that kept the family together.
Visiting hours will be Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville.
Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, OH 43055; or at foundationforhoco.org. Information is available at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.