Earl Lamar Lofton, 78, of Newton, MS, died Sunday, July 25, 2010 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, from 5:00-8:00 p.m, and funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at 10:00 a.m., both at Newton County Funeral Home North in Newton, MS. Burial will be immediately following the service at Newton County Memorial Gardens, Newton, MS.
Newton County Funeral Home North, Hwy 15 North, Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements (601-635-3200).
Earl was married to Bernice Lofton for 58 years. He loved his family and grandchildren, gardening & the outdoors.
Preceded in death by Mother, Flora Lofton; Father, Curtis Lofton; and Brother, A.G. Lofton.
Survivors Include: Wife, Bernice Lofton;
Children: Son, David Lofton and wife Linda, Newton, MS; Daughter, Teresa Hart and husband Allen, Newton, MS;
Grandchildren: Melissa Williamson Anderson and husband, Mylan, Puckett, MS; Katie Lofton Wallace and husband Gray, Jackson, MS; Patrick Lofton, Newton, MS;
Siblings: Kathleen Kemp, Noxapater, MS; Helen Stodghill, Dixon, MS; Cotton Lofton, Purvis, MS; Pat Lofton, Laurel, MS; Kermit Lofton, Madden, MS; Lynn Anthony, Dixon, MS.
And nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be nephews.