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Gladys Loftis

September 5, 1934 — May 25, 2023

Gladys Loftis

Gladys L. Loftis, 88, died peacefully May 25, 2023 at Richmond County Hospice Haven.

Gladys was born September 5, 1934 the daughter of the late Alvin Lewis and Georgia Lewis.

She was a graduate of Hamlet High School and Richmond Community College and a lifelong member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.  She retired from Richmond Community College after 26 years of service.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Loftis;sister Bobbie Jean Gibson; brothers Charles Lewis and Fred Lewis; granddaughter Courtney Deese; grandsons, Stephen Smith and Kenneth Smith and great granddaughter Emma Grace Loftis.

Surviving are daughters,  Dianne Carroway (Ron) of Rockingham and Karen Richardson (Robin) of Hamlet, son, Rev. Jim Loftis (DeLaine) of Dallas, NC; Grandchildren;  Jason Loftis (Emily), Crystal Richardson-Forrest, Ashley Loftis and Brian Loftis (Brooke).  Great Grand Children;  Ethan Deese, McKenzie Bayless, Kylee Deese, Chase Deese, Cameron Sedberry, Bethany Loftis, Jace Loftis, Baylee Loftis, Chanceton Forrest and  Bryson Loftis and Great Great Grandchild;  Emory Deese; Sister Grace Martin of  Arcadia,  Florida.

Visitation will be Saturday,  June 3 between 12:30 and 1:30 at Pine Grove Baptist Church followed by the funeral service at 2:00 with the Rev. Carl Moree,  Rev. Caroll Anthony and Rev. Jim Loftis.

Burial will follow at Eastside Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 U.S. 1N, Rockingham, NC 28379

Pine Grove Baptist Church Handyman Ministry, 275 Airport Rd., Rockingham, NC 28379

Rankin Lake Baptist Church, 2705 Gastonia-Dallas Hwy, Dallas, NC 28034


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