Loretta Jane Orrell, 88


Loretta Jane Orrell, who goes by ''Sug'', which is short for Sugar Pie, was born August 16, 1935, in McArthur, AR to the late Jessie Lewis Keeton and Clara Lou Miles. She left this earth to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at the age of 88 years.
In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy E. Orrell; one son, Lewis Dale Orrell; five sisters, Gladys Snow, Gracie Rial, Nellie Sanson, Regina Ingle and Ruby Wells; and one brother, Marvin Keeton. She was a resident of Arkansas her whole life and was a High School Graduate of Desha Central-Kelso. Loretta spent most of her time being a housewife, awesome mother and mother-in-law, grandmother, and great grandmother. Sug was a member of the Collins Baptist Church, sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. She was married to her junior high sweetheart for 66 years Jimmy, and their family were the most important things in their life. She was an avid bowler where she bowled in five leagues until she retired. Sug also took part in the 1981 ASWBA State Bowling Tournament in Jonesboro, AR and in 1982, the WIBC National Bowling Tournament in St. Louis, MO. She also played in both adult softball and basketball leagues. The Arkansas Razorbacks were her official team of choice.
She is survived by her children, Lewis Dale Orrell married Peggie Turpin and lived in Monticello until the time of his death; Jimmy Darl Orrell married Linda Travis and are residents of Monticello; Don Eugene Orrell married Toni Ferrenburg and reside in Forland, MO; grandchildren, Holly Orrell of Monticello, AR; Melissa Orrell of Monticello, AR; Keeton Orrell of Cabot, AR; Darrell Orrell married to Ashlee Hart of Monticello, AR; Carl Orrell of Trophy Club, TX; Emily Girshner married to James Girshner of Springfield, MO; Aaron Orrell of Springfield, MO; Josh Pirtle of Springfield, MO; great grandchildren, Austin Cates, Zachary Hale, Maddison Hale, Shelby Orrell, Bethany Chisholm, Ella Chisholm, Ian Orrell, Lillian Orrell, Jackson Orrell, Cailyn Orrell of Temecula, CA and Ayla Orrell; two siblings, Frances Coulter of Shawnee Mission, KS and Dale Keeton of Morgan, OK.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2023, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. There will be a visitation from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. Burial will be in Rash Cemetery. You can sign Sug's guestbook page here on her page.