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Allen Belt Loftis / August 12, 2019

Allen Belt Loftis, 75, husband of Nancy Clark Loftis, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. Born in Halifax County on Dec. 3, 1943, he was the son of the late Andrew Belt Loftis and the late Virginia Solomon Loftis. Allen was a lifetime member of Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department, a member of Virginia National Guard and a member of Black Walnut Baptist Church. He was retired from ABB as a manufacturing associate.

In addition to his wife, Nancy, he leaves behind to cherish his memories a daughter, Sherry Owen and husband Kenneth of South Boston; grandchildren, Jessica O. Jones and husband John of South Boston and Jennifer Owen of South Boston.

A Celebration of Life was held Sunday, Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Betty B. Jones Chapel with Rev. Dan Ward officiating.

The family received friends Saturday, Aug. 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home and other times at the home of his daughter, Sherry and Kenneth Owen.

Memorials may be directed to the Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 110, Cluster Springs, VA 24535.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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