Mrs. Margaret Loftis Cole, widow of Charles B. “CB” Cole, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, at the age of 87. 

Born in Halifax County on July 29, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Jimmie Loftis.

Margaret was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church and was a member of the United Methodist Women of the church. 

She loved gardening and flowers.

For 44 years she was employed at JP Stevens as an office personnel.

Survivors are a daughter, Debbie Puckett, and husband Billy; and sister Elsie Carter.

In addition to her parents and husband, a sister, Edith Childress, and brothers Carlton Loftis and Keith Loftis also preceded her in death.

Funeral services for Margaret Cole will be Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove United Methodist Church.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the church.

The family requests those wishing to give memorials consider Shady Grove United Methodist Cemetery Fund, 4129 E. Hyco Road, South Boston, VA 24592.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.