BETTY LOFTON

Betty June Flowers Lofton, 93, of Bethlehem, WV, passed Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling, WV.

Friends will be received Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-242-2311) where services will be held Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Earnest Watkins and Pastor Melissa Elliott officiating.

Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens, Sherrard, WV.

BETTY LOFTON

Betty June Flowers Lofton, 93, of Bethlehem, WV, passed Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling, WV.

She was born June 10, 1921 in Bellaire, OH to the late Ben and Viola Devorak Flowers.

She graduated from Wheeling High School class of 1940, and the Ohio Valley General Hospital School of Nursing in 1943.

After nursing in Pittsburgh, PA, New York City, and OVGH in Wheeling, she retired from Bridgeport schools as their school nurse. She volunteered at the OVMC for many years.

She was Methodist, and was a member of the former Thompson United Methodist Church on Wheeling Island. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur A. Lofton, and brother, Lyle Flowers.

Surviving are a daughter, Susan Lofton of Bethlehem; son, Arthur A. Lofton, Jr. and wife Janet of Columbus, OH; brother, Robert Flowers and wife Helen of Bethlehem.

Friends will be received Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-242-2311) where services will be held Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Earnest Watkins and Pastor Melissa Elliott officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department, 7 Chapel Road, Bethlehem, WV 26003, or Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 159 Edgington Lane, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.