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Loretta Viar Millner

January 17, 2020

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Loretta Viar Millner, 82, of Lynchburg passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020 at Runk & Pratt, Liberty Ridge. She was the loving wife of the late Ronald Wayne Millner.

Loretta was born in Lynchburg, VA on July 25, 1937, a daughter of the late Kirby Edward Viar and the late Lula Elizabeth Wood Viar.

She was a retired supervisor at the CB Fleet Company and attended Thomas Road Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, Loretta was preceded in death by her twin sister, Laura Viar Gowen and her son, Ronald Wayne Millner, Jr. (Peanut).

She is survived by her daughters, Renee Massie (Robert) and Pamela Cederstrom (John) and family; two grandchildren, Megan Coleman (Edward) and Justin Williams (Heidi); two great-grandchildren, Ella and Cole Coleman; her sister-cousin, Brenda Sprouse (Monty) and family; a brother-in-law, Pete Gowen; her loving nephew, Michael Banton (Julie) and family and her devoted dog, Louie.

She and her husband had many dear friends in Myrtle Beach and the NAS Key West, Florida during their RV years traveling and being camp host.

The family extends special thanks and love to the staff and her friends at Runk & Pratt, Liberty Ridge, especially the staff on the third floor.

Memorial contributions in Loretta’s memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, American Cancer Society or Lynchburg Humane Society.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family

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