Loisteen (Glimp) Kearney, 94, of San Angelo died March 29, 2019.
Her graveside and burial were held April 1 at Bethel Cemetery. Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet had charge of arrangements.
She was born Feb. 20, 1925 in Brownfield to Raleigh Dayton (“R.D.”) and Thelma Latham “Bill” Glimp.
Loisteen spent her early years at Sundown, Texas, graduating as valedictorian in 1942. After attending Abilene Christian College, she taught school in Lampasas.
In 1949, she married Opal Kelly Kearney, whom she had declared would be her husband when she was only 4 years old. They divorced in 1991 after 42 years of marriage.
She also taught school at Balmorhea, Liberty Hill, Georgetown, Bertram and Menard. She maintained concern for her students long after their school days.
Loisteen is survived by her daughter, Kay Kearney of Junction, and grandson Justin Trimble and wife Ashley of Water Valley, Texas; son, Kent Kearney and wife Brenda of San Angelo, and granddaughters Kasey Lee and husband Ben of Winters, and Kelly Macon and husband Robin of Oakwood; and great-grandchildren Jace Trimble and Evelyn Lee.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Community Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 291, Burnet, TX 78611 or to New Haven Memory Care, 2501 Salt Grass Dr., San Angelo, TX 76904.