Verna Atkins Loving, age 86, of Albert City, died Dec. 20, 2011 at the Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Pomeroy. Visitation will take place Thursday, Dec. 22, from 5-8 p.m. with the family present the entire time at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. Burial will be in the Evangelical Covenant Church Cemetery in Pomeroy. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of the arrangements.