Frances Loftis, 83, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at Midland Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Munich, Germany, to Franziska (Horman) Seidenader and Otto Seidenader. She came to Big Spring in 1957 from England. She married William Russell âBillâ Loftis on Nov. 5, 1948, in Germany. He preceded her in death Jan. 30, 1990. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Bill Loftis and wife Suzanne of Spring Branch and Dean Loftis and wife Mary of San Antonio; four daughters, Ellen Austin and husband Donald of Big Spring, Corinne Nilsen and husband Erick of Wichita, Kan., Angie Cole and husband Gary of Big Spring and Gina Franklin and husband John of Austin; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Gudren Bishoff and husband Harold of Germany; and a sister-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Russell Loftis; daughter, Sylvia Storey; two granddaughters and a great-granddaughter.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com