Cara Pearl Loftis, age 97, of Columbus, MS, passed away March 6, 2018, at Trinity Healthcare. Funeral Services will be Friday, March 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Memorial Gunter Peel Chapel with Rev. Derek Fretwell officiating. The interment will immediately follow at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Mrs. Loftis was born May 29, 1920, in Monroe County, MS, to the late William and Jeannie Carter Wilcoxson. She retired from Seminole Manufacturing and was a sitter for patients at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Loftis was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church and a lifetime member of the VFW. Survivors incluede her son, Frank Loftis and his wife Dean of Columbus; daughter, Virginia “Genny” Kerry of Columbus, MS; grandchildren, Joanna Mancil and her husband Jim and Scott Kerr and his wife Roberta; great-grandchildren, Kacy Ferguson and her husbnad Jon, Matthew Kerr and his wife Brandi, Kari Prisock and her husband Drew and Joshua Kerr and his wife Christa; and great-great-grandchildren, Walker Ferguson, Katie Kerr, Mollie Prisock, Lucas Kerr and Stone Feguson. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on March 8, 2018
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