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James Lofton Sr.

June 4, 1943 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 76)



Mr. James A. Lofton, Sr., 76,  son of the late Preston Bissell and Bertha Mae Lofton, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Easton, MA.

The funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, May 30, 202 at 11:00 am at Jerusalem FWB Church, 395 Jerusalem Church Road, Seven Springs, NC.  The family will be meeting at the church precisely, 10:45 a.m. in preparation for the funeral service. 

A public visitation will also be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Jerusalem FWB Church. 

He leaves to cherish his precious memories:  one daughter, Lisa Ann Huguley of Charlestown, MA; one son, James Allen Lofton, Jr. of Brockton, MA; former spouse, Lula Mae Lofton of Florence, SC; one daughter-in-law, Julie Ann Huggins-Lofton of Brockton, MA; one aunt, Mrs. Mamie Lofton of Mount Olive, NC; one brother, Milton Lofton of Greenville, NC; one sister, Emma B. Lofton of Goldsboro, NC; two brothers-in-law, George Mainor of Roxbury, MA and Linwood Earl Cobb of Roxbury, MA; two sisters-in-law, Mandy Marie Lofton of Dudley, NC and Benjamats "Betty" Lofton of Greenville, NC; nephews, Arthur Mainor of Boston, MA, Ron Cobb of Boston, MA, Arthur Carlson of Boylston, MA, Preston James Lofton of Pikeville, NC, William Chamnil of Wilmington, NC, Kevin Sutton of Goldsboro, NC, Kenneth Sutton of Goldsboro, NC, Vance Perkins, III of Goldsboro, NC, Earl Edwards of LaGrange, NC, Charles Edwards of Goldsboro, NC, Eston Edwards of Seven Springs, NC, Luther Perkins of Mt. Olive, NC, Carl Perkins of Dudley, NC and Nathan Lofton of Dudley, NC; nieces, Emmy Tobar of Hunterville, NC, Angela Bissell of Goldsboro, NC, Mary Rose Sutton of MD and Monique Rogers, Roxbury, MA;  grandchildren, Deonna Desir of Cambridge, MA, Juleena Huguley of Watertown, MA, Juleesa Huguley of Maiden, MA, Trashina M. Lofton of Boston, MA, Dontell James Lofton of Weymouth, MA; Jeral James Lofton of Brockton, MA; great grandchildren, Damius Desir of Cambridge, MA, Dailynn Desir of Cambridge, MA, DeKhi Desir of Cambridge, MA, Daniel Desir, Jr.  of Cambridge, MA, and a host of great nieces and great nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, located at 1820 Martin Luther King Jr., Parkway, NC.

Condolences may be posted to or faxed to 252-991-5849.

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May 30, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jerusalem Church Cemetery, Jerusalem Church Road, Seven Springs, NC

Funeral Service
May 30, 2020

11:00 AM
Jerusalem Church Road, Jerusalem FWB Church, Seven Springs, NC

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