Loretta Elaine Raggio, 82, of Booneville, Arkansas, passed from this life on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born July 14, 1935 in Garden Grove, Calif., to the late Lyle and Elizabeth (Hemphill) Morse.
She was a loving mother and housewife. She loved spending time with her family, working puzzles, and cooking.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Billy Joe Raggio; son-in-law, Freddie Lynch, and her parents, Lyle and Elizabeth (Hemphill) Morse.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 at Roberts Memorial Chapel in Booneville, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville — there will be no graveside service — under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., at Roberts Funeral Home.
She is survived by three daughters, Sharon Lynch of Booneville, Jodie Smith (Bill) of Booneville and Stacy Smith of Booneville; one son, Dennis Raggio (Julie) of Booneville; one sister, Beverly Jaramillo of Garden Grove, Calif.; two brothers, Lyle Morse, Jr. of Ohio and Jimmy Morse of Temecula. Calif.; nine grandchildren, Wesley, Ashlie, Christen, Alexa, Erika, Calvert, Cameron, Joel and Aaron; 14 great-grandchildren; other relatives; and many friends.
Pallbearers will be Wesley and Ian Lynch, Calvert and Cameron Raggio, Jacob and Michael Green.