Loretta was born in Cedar City, Utah to parents Leland Wells and Imelda Green Banks. She was raised in Minersville, Utah with her other siblings Elizabeth Ann, Evelyn, and Leland. She has three loving children: LeAnne Hales of Milford, Utah, Cameron (Marlina) Hales of Washington and T Broc (Laura) Hales of Milford.
Loretta has five grandchildren: Kianna Hales, daughter of Cameron and Marlina Hales. Katelyn, Mattie, Rebecca, and Hayden Hales, children of Broc and Laura Hales. Loretta had a special bond with all her grandchildren teaching them many things such as sewing and crocheting. Loretta was preceded in death by both parents, her older sister Ann Pierce, her husband George Hales, and the love of her life Mike Smith. She is survived by her children LeAnne, Cameron, Broc and her 5 grandchildren.
A memorial will be held for Loretta on March 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the LDS church in Milford followed by a private graveside service for her immediate family.
Online condolences can be sent to her memorial page at affordablefuneralservices.com