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Loretta Susan Noble, 85, of Beaverton and formerly of Cove, died Aug. 2 in Hillsboro. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St. Burial will follow at the Cove Cemetery. Viewing will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6.
Mrs. Noble was born April 11, 1921, near Cassville, Mo. to George and Lula Stansberry Craft. She attended one year of high school before she began working. During World War II she worked for Boeing in Wichita, Kan. On Sept. 25, 1943, she married Harold Clifton Noble.
The family lived in Jenkins, Mo., and in Fossil for two years, before moving to Cove. She was a homemaker and attended Dorcas at Calvary Baptist Church.
The couple moved to Beaverton in 2001 to live with their daughter Frances and her husband, Richard Jacklin. She enjoyed quilting, church potlucks, cooking, writing letters, reading and playing Skipbo.
Survivors include children and their spouses, Carol June Noble, Frances and Richard Jacklin and Karen Collins, all of Beaverton, Cecil and Lilas Noble of Huntington, Linda and Michael Dow of Hawthorne, Nev., and Patrick and Darra Noble of Aloha; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and other relatives. Her husband; a sister, Norma, and brothers, Lonnie and Johnnie, all died earlier.
Memorials may be made to Washington County Hospice in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 7th St.
The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Aug. 5, 2006, Published: August 7, 2006