Our beloved Inas went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 10, 2018. Inas Wright Loan of New Castle, Virginia, formerly of Covington, was born in Craig County, Virginia, on February 24, 1921, to Hezzie Wright and Grace Switzer Wright. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Campton A. Loan and her daughter Martha Loan Hamwey.
Additionally, she was preceded in death by her brother Frank (Bill) Wright, brother Ashby Wright and sister-in-law McCoy Wright, sister Dorothy Tingler and brother-in-laws James Slaydon, Bill Donahue and Jack Abbott.
Left to cherish her memory are son Jerry A. Loan and Kathleen, daughter Toby L. Babb and Carl, daughter Christy L. Rickett and Len, and son-in-law Kenneth Hamwey. Inas has seven grandchildren Angela, Michael, Steve, Diane, Travis, Neil, and Jacob, as well as nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Inas is also survived by her loving and devoted sister Joyce (Joy) Slaydon, and special sisters Emma Donahue and Geneva Abbott.
She was a lifelong member of Crossroads Church in New Castle. Inas’ life was celebrated at Paitsel Funeral Home in New Castle on Friday, July 13, at 12:30 p.m. Officiated by Steve Minnix, the family received friends from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment followed at Alleghany Memorial Park in Covington, Virginia, with the grandchildren and great-grandchildren being pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Craig County Rescue Squad or Crossroads Church, both in New Castle, Virginia. The entire family extends sincere appreciation to all the staff at South Roanoke Nursing Home and the Palliative Care Unit at Carilion RMH. Arrangements were by Paitsel Funeral Home. www.paitselfh.com