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Libby Lofton

Posted By Marlan Gary On May 31, 2017 @ 12:05 pm In Obituaries | 12 Comments

Lofton Libby

Libby Faye Lofton, age 44. Sunrise March 28, 1973 and Sunset May 28, 2017.

Libby was a graduate of Walnut Ridge High School, attended Central State University and graduated from Devry Technical Institute. She retired from The State of Ohio Department of Taxation. She was a member of Triedstone Baptist Church where she was a former Lead Servant of The Blessing Hands Food Pantry, Secretary of Hospitality Ministry and on the Parent Board of In His Image Mime Ministry. Libby was also a Tutor and volunteered with The Brice Food Pantry.

Libby was preceded in death by her parents, Harrison and Mattie Louise Dillard Lofton and brother, John Lofton.

Left to cherish her memory, sons, Charles A. Lofton II and Zachare’ A. Lofton; daughter, Mattieson A. Lofton; brothers Charles (Brenda), Harry, Reggie, Nate (Patricia) Terrance and Leslie Lofton; sisters, Francenia Sweeney-Williams, Lesia (Steve) Bouldin Williams, Lynda Lofton, and Lanese Powell and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. and Funeral 6:00 p.m. Sunday June 4, 2017 at Triedstone Baptist Church 858 E. 3rd Ave.

Interment 10:00 a.m. Monday June 5, 2017 at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.

Condolences for the family of “Libby Lofton”

Condolence from Deaconess Andre Green on May 31st, 2017 5:07 pm

To the Lofton Family
You have my deepest sympathy and condolences
Weeping may endure for a night but Joy comes
In the morning.I worked with Libby for 2 years
in the Blessing Hand Pantry and she really had
the heart to feed hungry people.I will always
remember her smile and them goodies she would
bring.The last time I talked to her I told her…
Either way you win…..

Condolence from Dr. Becki Sanford (formerly Parker) on June 1st, 2017 12:48 am

Prayers for Libby’s children, Lesia, Linda and other siblings, and family. From the Parker family & the Guiding Light Christian Cneter for Youth

Condolence from Willie C Williams on June 1st, 2017 5:57 pm

May peace be with you in this time of sorrow family.

Brother Willie and sister Wantina Williams

Condolence from Chattanooga Lorton Family on June 1st, 2017 6:31 pm

Dear family, your Chattanooga family sends love, and pray that you feel the comfort of our Lord as you go through this difficult journey. Some of us plan to be with you for the celebration of her life. Reading the obituary it clearly showed her love of God and heart to serve her fellow man. We are praying for the children and siblings strength and peace over the days aead. The family in Atlanta sent their love and sympathy!

Condolence from Victor, Betty and Victoria Alexander on June 1st, 2017 7:02 pm

We are praying with and for the Lofton family.

Condolence from Rosemary on June 2nd, 2017 8:11 am

To: The Lofton Family.
I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in God’s word the Bible. Jesus said: At John 6:40 For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who recognizes the Son and exercises faith in him should have everlasting life, and I will resurrect him (her) on the last day.
May the hope and promises in this Scripture bring you comfort and strength to endure the difficult days ahead.
For more information visit jw.org (Search Comfort).

Condolence from Juanita Murray on June 2nd, 2017 9:13 am

My deepest sympathy and condolences to the entire Lofton family. Charles, Zach and Mattie we are here for you, continue to hold onto God unchanging hand. RIH my dear girlfriend you were a blessing to us all. I will miss you but we will meet again in Heaven.

Condolence from Craig Gibson on June 2nd, 2017 9:19 am

So sorry for your loss she will be missed.

Condolence from Edward A. Hirsel on June 2nd, 2017 9:33 am

To the Lofton Family:
I am very sorry for your loss and you will be in my thoughts and prayers.
I had the pleasure of knowing Libby from my work at the State of Ohio Dept. of Taxation

Condolence from Pat Shannon on June 4th, 2017 2:24 pm

To Charles, Zach, and Mattie and members of the Lofton Family,

On behalf of the Brice United Methodist Church Food Pantry, I express our deepest sympathies for your loss. We have been praying for you and will continue to do so. Libby was a faithful volunteer who valued doing God’s work. God be with you during this difficult time and lean on Him always.

Condolence from Betty Humphrey on June 5th, 2017 9:01 am

Dear family we are sorry to hear about your loss death death is difficult for family and friends however the Bible holds out hope for our deceased love ones found in the Bible book of John chapter 5 and verses 28 and 29. Why not read these scriptures in your personal copy of the Bible.

Peacefully Yours

For additional information about the resurrection hope please refer to JW.Org

Condolence from Crystal King on June 23rd, 2017 9:49 am

To the Lofton Family,

My heart and condolences go out to all of you for this unfortunate loss.

I met Libby at work (Dept. of Tax) and we became well acquainted with each other talking about every and anything! She was a wonderful woman and her smile and laughter will be greatly missed. RIH my friend. Peace and blessings.

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