She was born on June 18, 1925. She was a farmer and housewife and a member of First Baptist in Merigold.
Visitation will be May 3, 2014, at the church from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service and on Friday May 2, 2014, at the Reuben Z. Reddhe Chapel from 2-5 p.m.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, May 3, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Merigold with Rev. Bobby Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Merigold Cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her parents Willie and Nannu Jones, and son Marvin Lofton.
She is survived by sons Charlie Lofton, of Merigold, Ivory Lofton of Chicago, Ill.; daughters Barbara J. Scott of Cleveland, Dorothy Kemp of Mound Bayou, Rosie Collins of Illinois, and Mattee L. Hooker of Renova; sister Earnestine Cunningham of Lambert; 36 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.