May 24, 1945 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Franklin R. “Shorty” Lofton, 78, of Bronwood, GA passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2024, in the Pruitt Health Albany, GA. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, in Mt. Hebron Baptist Church with Rev. Dick Gill officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until funeral time in the church.

Mr. Lofton was born on May 24, 1945, in Cuthbert, GA the son of the late Harold Wesley Lofton and the late Eva Mae Miller Lofton. He was retired from the Yale Rubber Plant after over 40 years and was a faithful member of the Mt. Hebron Baptist Church since he was a child. He loved fishing, working in the yard, planting a garden, and collecting many things. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Evelyn Lofton and his 2nd wife, Kitty Bass Lofton, 2 sisters, Elizabeth Pollock, and Lillie Lommel, 2 brothers, Sid Lofton and Wiley Lofton, stepdaughter, Julie McKendree and a step-grandson, Tim Aycock.

Survivors include 5 stepchildren, Kitty DuVall, Patsy Waters, Nita Aycock, Bill Hammack, and Veronica Humphery, a brother, William Lofton, 6 step-grandchildren, Bo (Sharon) Stuckey, Patty (David) Darley, Daniel Waters, Keith Aycock, Lisa Hammack and Chris Hammack, numerous nieces and nephews including his niece, Jessica Anderson that he raised as a daughter and numerous great grandchildren.


CUTHBERT, GA 229/732-2148

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January 31, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Mt. Hebron Baptist Church
Hwy 216
Cuthbert, Georgia 39840

Funeral Service
January 31, 2024

3:00 PM
Mt. Hebron Baptist Church
Hwy 216
Cuthbert, Georgia 39840


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