Mary "Loretta" McCalmant

August 31, 1931 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Mary "Loretta" McCalmant Obituary

Mary "Loretta" McCalmant was born on August 31, 1931, in Comanche, Oklahoma to William Wesley "Hopper" and Addie Lee (Thomas) Wilson. She went to be with her Lord and Savior surrounded by her family on Friday, February 9, 2024, in Duncan at the age of 92.

Family visitation is planned for Thursday, February 15, from 5:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home. A funeral service is planned for 1:00 P.M., Friday, February 16, 2024 at New Hope Baptist Church West with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery in Lawton under the direction of Whitt Funeral Home.

Loretta graduated from Loco High School and attended Cameron University where she earned an Associate's Degree. She worked as a lab tech and x-ray tech for Duncan hospitals and worked as a nurse for Dr. Ellis. Her healthcare career spanned 40 years.

She married Kenneth L. McCalmant Jr. on December 26, 1956. She enjoyed farming and ranching with her husband and family. She loved her family, served God, and lived life to the fullest. Because of this zest for life, Loretta was known as the "little firecracker" and "firebug".

Loretta was preceded in death by beloved husband, Kenneth, parents; brothers: LeRon Wilson, Louis Wilson, Ben Wilson, Rex Wilson, Earl Wilson, Johnny Wilson; sisters: Helen Allen, Betty Jo Payne, and Dorothy Wilson.

Survivors include her children: Larry McCalmant and wife Cathy, Lorane Litchford and husband Ken; step-children: Kenney Wright and wife Carol, and Vickie Brazel and husband Danny; grandchildren: Shaunda Groom, Daniel Litchford, Dustin McCalmant; great-grandchildren: Hunter Groom, Colton Groom, Hannah Litchford, Jesse Litchford, Luke Litchford, Jacob Litchford, Collin McCalmant; sister-in-law, Opal Wilson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Loretta's name to Christians Concerned at 1005 S. 9th Street, Duncan, Oklahoma 73533 or The Stephens County Humane Society at PO Box 669, Duncan, Oklahoma 73534.

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February 15, 2024

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Whitt Funeral Home
4748 N. Highway 81
Duncan, OK 73533

February 16, 2024

Time: TBD
Highland Cemetery
2201 NW Fort Sill Blvd
Lawton, OK 73507

February 16, 2024

1:00 PM
New Hope Baptist Church West
380 S. 42nd Street
Duncan, OK 73533


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