Funeral services for Loretta ‘Vet’ Quillen, 88, of Deane, were held March 29 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the John P. Meade Cemetery at Deane.
A daughter of the late John P. and Emma ‘Pimmie’ Hall Meade, she was the widow of Wallie Quillen. She died March 26 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Ann; three sisters, Dacie Meade Hall, Della Martin White, and Virgie Martin Rose; and three brothers, Sherd Martin, Luther Martin and Dewey Martin.
She was a member of Faith Independent Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, Danny Wayne Quillen, Johnson City, Tenn.; two daughters, Jeanette Martin and Bonnie Wright and husband James, all of Deane; seven grandchildren, Tina Martin and Michelle Brooks and husband Durand, all of Richmond; David Wright and wife Wendy of Wise, Va.; John Michael Wright and wife Karma of Bill Moore Branch; Amanda Wright of Deane; Deane Quillen of Tennessee; Breanne Winters and husband Casey of Johnson City, Tenn., and their mother, Elizabeth; and four great-grandchildren, Alexander Wright, Isabella Wright, Nicholas Brooks and Jacob Brooks.