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Died Jan. 10, 2007

Shirley Louise Lofton, 67, of 206 B., E. Elm St., Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at The Lord's Vineyard Church, in Pikeville. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. The viewing will be held from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday at McIntyre Funeral Home, 900 S. George St., Goldsboro.

Ms. Lofton was a native of Duplin County, and attended Wayne Community College. She was a member of the Fellowship of Echoes of Calvary.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Frank Lofton and Mildred Herring Lofton.

Surviving are one daughter, Joann Jones of Goldsboro; five sons, Jerry Lofton of Goldsboro, Kenneth Lofton of the home, Larry Lofton of New Jersey, Harry Lofton of New Jersey, Terry Lofton of Atlanta, Ga.; four brothers, James Wesley Parks, and John Frank Lofton Jr., both of Nashville, N.C.; and Wilbert Dean Lofton and Destery Lofton, both of Goldsboro; two sisters, Deborah J. Lofton, of Mount Olive, Vernell Lofton, of Goldsboro; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McIntyre Funeral Ministries in Goldsboro, NC and condolences can be faxed to 731-4338 or e-mailed to mcintyrefuneralhomeministries@yahoo.com.

Published in Obituaries on January 14, 2007 11:21 AM