Loretta Ann McCracken Bones, 61, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Mesquite, Texas.

She was the daughter of the late Adrian Bryant McCracken and surviving mother, Helen Marie Hicks Drake, of St. Joseph, Mo.

She was born Dec. 12, 1951, in Carrollton, Mo.

She is survived by husband, Frankie Bones, of the home.

She is also survived by two sons and two daughters: Kenneth Belcher, of Dallas, Texas, Josh, who is in the Marines, Stephanie Belcher, of Dallas, Texas, and Sherry Lynn Shirley, of Edmond, Okla. Also surviving are three brothers and two sisters: Larry Dane McCracken, of Utica, Mo., Adrian Lee McCracken, of Kansas City, Mo., Bryant Dale McCracken, of Brookfield, Mo., Sherry Lynn Dilla, of St. Joseph, Mo., and Candy Sue Childs, of Albuquerque, N.M., 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She attended Central School in Chillicothe, and W.H. Adamson High School in Dallas, Texas.