Kleo Fay Loving
Services for Kleo Fay Loving 99 of Ringling are set for 1:00 PM Monday November 1, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Ringling with Bro. Mike Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Simon Cemetery , south of Wilson , under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Ringling.
Kleo was born April 20, 1911 in Love County near Oswalt, Ok. She was the 8th child born to Mack C. and Mary Alice (Tucker) Stewart. She passed from this life on October 27, 2010 at the Wilson Nursing Center .
She was raised in the Oswalt area and graduated from Oswalt High School. Kleo married Olen G. Loving on December 12, 1931. They moved to Ringling in 1942, where they were both very active in the community. Olan, serving two terms as mayor and Kleo operating a barber shop in Ringling for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend that touched many lives. She belonged to the Eastern Stars and was a long time member of the First Baptist Church in Ringling.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Olen, two infant daughters Marion Jean and Jayne Alice, three brothers, Bill, Ed and J.D. Stewart, five sisters, Effie Houser, Gussie Lynch, Oda Provence, Velda Strother and Marion “Ella” Fraley.
Kleo is survived by her daughter Bettye Watson, Azle , TX , granddaughter, Janna Watson, Santa Monica , Ca. grandson Barry Watson and wife Tami, White Settlement, Tx three great grandchildren Jason, Brandon and Harmony Watson, one sister-in-law Myrtle Stewart, Newkirk, Ok. and her dear friend Millie Tabler, Ringling.
Serving as pallbearers are Larry Lester, Harvey Grant, Stanley Watkins, Junior Ogle, Joe E. Roberts and Joe L. Roberts.