Loretta Jeanette Kirkland



MINEOLA – A funeral service for Loretta Kirkland, 80 of Mineola, was held May 14 at Beaty Funeral Home near Mineola with Rev. Reggie Day officiating.

Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Garden, Mineola. 

Mrs. Kirkland died May 10, 2018, in Tyler. She was born December 10, 1937 in Cumby to Clarence and Inias Betts. She was a machine operator for American Recreation until she retired.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Kirkland and parents.

She is survived by a son, Michael Cole of Wills Point; daughter, Angela Cole of Alba; a brother, Charles Betts of Mineola; sister, Lavern Porter of Mineola; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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