The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


February 17, 2014

Mae Loflin, 87, of New London, who always had a smile, kind word, died Feb. 13, 2014

Sunday, February 16, 2014 — Mae Rose Forrest Loflin, 87 years of age, of New London, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014, at CMC – Main in Charlotte.

Mae was born September 11, 1926, in Stanly County, to the late Willie Franklin Forrest and the late Cora Bessie Hubbard Forrest. She was also preceded in death in 2012 by her husband, Dolan Dewhitt Loflin and sister, Louise Lowder.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Otis Goins, was at 3 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2014, at First Baptist Church of New London, N.C., with a 30 minute state prior to the service. Burial followed at the New London Cemetery, Spring Street, New London.

She was a wonderful Mother, MawMaw and Gannie. She loved her family and always looked forward to all holidays when the family was together. She especially loved her great-grandson, Zachary, who was the apple of her eye. She loved her church and attended every service whenever possible. When the church doors were open, she was there. She loved her pastor and always supported him with her kind words. She was a people person and always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. Because of this she enjoyed her job as a Walmart greeter where she made many great friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Willie Mae Loflin Morgan of New London; two granddaughters, Lynn Little and husband Randy of Albemarle and Dana Minderlein and husband Scott of Concord; one great-grandson, Zachary Little of Albemarle;  and sister, Ruby F. Lambert of Richfield.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001 or First Baptist Church of New London, 113 Church St., New London, NC 28127.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Loflin family.

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