Clara Lee Pritchard Loftis, 85, of Lyman, South Carolina went to be with Jesus on February 3, 2023. She was born in Inman, South Carolina to the late Henry John and Mary Malinda Sloan Pritchard. She was the wife of the late Jerry L. Loftis for 55 years. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and she loved her church and her church family. She was known for her love of children, animals, gardening and celebrating birthdays and holidays with family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Barry Tucker, her son, Gary Loftis, her granddaughter, Gillian Tucker, her sister, Phyllis Wright, her aunts, Inez Golden and Winona Arms, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins and her beloved cats, Buffy, Callie, Beauty and Barbie.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Joel Pritchard.
The family will receive on Sunday, February 5, 2023 from 2:00-2:45 PM at Friendship Baptist Church in Lyman, South Carolina. Funeral service will follow at 3:00 PM with Rev. Alan Bagwell and Rev. Steve Durham officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Inman, South Carolina.
The family wishes to thank her Spartanburg Regional Hospice Team for their wonderful care and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Spartanburg Regional Foundation, c/o Hospice, PO Box 2624, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29304 or to Foothills Humane Society, PO Box 985, Columbus, North Carolina 28722 or Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, 419 East Main Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302.
The family is at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Barry Tucker.