Loretta Sons Shanks, wife of Louis T. Shanks Sr., passed away Sunday, June 13, 2010. She was a 73 year old native of Powell County, the daughter of the late James David and Virgie Lee Brooks Sons, a housewife and a member of the Pentecostal Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by 10 daughters, Linda (Robert) Young, Lois Bush, Tammy (Marcus) Arnett, Loretta (William) Davis, Arlene (Edward) Hopkins, Charlotte Elaine Shanks, Sheila Darlene (John) Adams, Tina Rene Shanks, Krystal Gayle Shanks, and Shellie Winters Shanks, 5 sons, Lewis T. (Susie) Shanks Jr., James Everett Shanks, Michael Wayne (Donna) Shanks, Clarence Samuel (Eva) Shanks, and William Anthony Shanks, 36 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, and 3 brothers, David (Sheila) Sons, Charlie (Ida) Sons, and Elijah (Sara) Sons.
Her funeral will be 1:00 Tuesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8:00 Monday.Sign/View Guestbook