January 14, 2010
WEST POINT — Bobbie Ann Lofton, 59, died Jan. 8, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Services are Friday at 1 p.m. at Shady Grove Abbott MB Church with the Rev. Eddie Lee Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Lofton Cemetery in Montepelier. Visitation is today from 3-6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Service Chapel. Mrs. Lofton was born June 17, 1950, in West Point to the late Robert Smith Sr. and Perlie Westbrooks-Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Tawanda Lofton; brother, Jessie Kent Smith and sister, Doretha Carter. She is survived by her husband, Willie T. Lofton Sr. of Cedar Bluff; daughters, Linda Montgomery, of Montpelier, Rita Lofton and LaKeisha Washington, both of West Point; son, William Lofton Jr., of West Point; sisters, Susie Murray, Linda Kay Cleveland and Rosie Green, all of Orange, Texas; brothers, Robert Earl Smith Jr., the Rev. Eddie Lee Smith, James Roger Smith and Willie Ray Smith, all of Orange, Texas; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.