Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Haney Loftis, 73, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday,
May 16, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Byers Cemetery in
the Center Grove community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 P.M. –
9 P.M., Friday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.M., and Saturday from 11
A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Loftis passed away on Monday, May 11, 2009, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born June 25, 1935, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Troy B. and Lina Mayberry Haney. On June 19, 1953,
she was married to Joe R. Loftis, who survives. She was a
homemaker, and a member of the McCoinsville Church of
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3
Sons: Randolph Loftis, and infants Rickie and Donnie Loftis; 1
Grandchild: Mitchell Grover; 2 Brothers: K.B. Haney and Troy
Haney, Jr.; and 1 Sister: Vena Cantrell.
Survivors include her Husband: Joe R. Loftis of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Sons: Tim (Terri) Loftis of Carthage, TN,
and Stephen (Tricia) Loftis of Cookeville, TN; 3 Daughters:
Patricia (Thomas) Parks of Cookeville, TN, Pam (Victor) Svolto
of Deltona, FL, and Kathy (Carl, Jr.) Grover of Decatur, AL; 1
Brother: Charles (Sherry) Haney of Gainesboro, TN; 3
Sisters: Marie Johnson and M.B. (Ted) Ragland, all of
Gainesboro, TN, and I.V. (Louis) Byers of Cookeville, TN; 12
Grandchildren: Apryl Hall, Robby Parks, Jason Loftis, Ryan
Svolto, Joseph Svolto, Marshall Grover, Jada Padgett,
Mackenzie Grover, Brooklyn Loftis, Cruz Loftis, Blaine Loftis,
and Carson Loftis; and 6 Great-Grandchildren: Isabella,
Adriana, and Logan Svolto, Haley Parks, Tucker Padgett, and
Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Jerry Cherry will officiate at
Memorial donations may be made to the Vanderbilt Ronald
McDonald House by contacting the funeral home.
© 2009 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home