Loretta M. Jarrett, 93, of Chatham, formerly of Modesto, died Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at her residence.

She was born April 5, 1926 in Hettick, the daughter of James Reed and Augusta Lillian Meford Clark. She married George Ray Jarrett in 1944. He preceded her in death in 1999. She was also preceded in death by one son, William Reed Jarrett;  and daughter-in-law, Paula Jean Gray Jarrett.

Loretta taught east of Modesto early in her life. Later she helped her husband on the farm in rural Modesto. She was a member of the Modesto Baptist Church and the O.E.S. where she was past Worthy Matron. Loretta was also a former election judge, member of Home Extension, and a past Cub Scout leader.

Surviving are her children, G. Clark Jarrett (Linda K.) and Loretta Marie Weedman (Gary Lynn), all of Chatham; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 11 at Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Waverly. Burial was in Waverly East Cemetery. Memorials may be made to N/W Rescue Squad and Parkinson Foundation c/o Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, 349 Tanner, Waverly, Il. 62692.