Born 1-18-1932 -- Died 9-25-2003
Memorial services for 66-year-old Joel David Lofton of Thayer, Mo., were Oct. 2, 2003, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. Bruce Lofton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara of the home in Thayer; one son, Jeffrey David Lofton and wife, Melissa of Nixa, Mo.; his mother, Minervia Lofton of Kerman, Calif.; two grandhcildren -- Hannah and Chloe Lofton; one step-grnadson, Mark Dunstan; one brother, Russell Lofton of Kerman, Calif.; three sisters -- Helen Parrott of Lake, Miss., Ruth Hendrix of Fresno, Calif., and Sarah McGowne of West Plains, Mo.; and several neices and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Leonard Lofton and two brothers, Eugene and James Loftn.
Arrangements were by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.