LOFTIS—Joyce Jane Loftis

LOFTIS—Joyce Jane Loftis, 87, of Florence, Ore., passed away peacefully in her home on Sept. 21, 2020.

Joyce was born Feb. 19, 1933 to Wayne Shaffer and Martha Shaffer in Oil City, Pa. 

From 1942 to 1997, she lived in Phoenix, Ariz., where she and her husband raised their two daughters.

She moved to Florence in 1997 to be near their grandson.

Joyce enjoyed camping, hiking, gardening and reading books.  She was a member of the Florence Garden Club for 15 years. 

Joyce is survived by her husband, George Loftis; two daughters: Rene Loftis and Linda Reeves; son-in-law Jon Reeves; and grandson Jesse Reeves. 

Joyce was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She will be greatly missed. 

Private cremation rights held. 

Burns’s Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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