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1933 Dessie 2017

Dessie Loftin

April 26, 1933 — February 15, 2017

Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Dessie Morrow Loftin, 83, passed away on Wednesday February 15, 2017 at Caromont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia. She was born on April 26, 1933 in Cleveland County to the late Franklin Howard and Nola Victoria Smith Morrow.

Dessie was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain and was a retired secretary from Resurrection Lutheran Church of Kings Mountain.

Left to cherish her memories is her loving husband of 66 years Major W. Loftin, Sr.; sons' Major W " Bill" Loftin, Jr. and wife Becky of Sterrett, Al., Andrew Loftin and wife Sallee of Grover, NC; daughters, Victoria Rhyne and husband Randy of Kings Mountain, Lenora Jane Dixon of Kings Mountain; brother, Thomas Morrow and wife Marcella of Kings Mountain sister, Sue Murphy of Kings Mountain; Greta Carter and husband Bob Carter, Laura Kieu and husband Dr. Alex Kieu, Julie Ann Loftin, Chip Boyd and wife Cristi Boyd, Justin Rhyne, Mandy Rhyne, Drew Loftin, Megan Loftin, Nicole Leary and husband Bryan Leary; 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 - 3:30 p. m. Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services and other times at the home.

Her graveside service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain with Brother Chip Sloan officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First, Baptist Church, Post Office Box 786, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.

  • Visitation

    February 18, 2017
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services

    730 Gastonia Hwy
    Bessemer City, NC
    (704) 629-2255
  • Graveside Service

    February 18, 2017
    4:00 PM

    Mountain Rest Cemetery

    111 S. Dilling St
    Kings Mountain, NC
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