Rayshad Lofton

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

NEW MADRID -- Rayshad "Lil C" Lofton, 2, died Dec. 11, 2008, at his home.

Born July 14, 2006, in Sikeston, he was the son of Michelle Thompson of New Madrid and Irving Lofton of Little Rock, Ark.

Other survivors include: one sister, Roniah Jenise Ray of New Madrid; grandmother, Deborah Thompson of New Madrid; grandfather, Rick Brown of Lilbourn; two aunts, Kimberly Thompson and Lisa Taylor, and seven uncles, Davion and Tyrelle Thompson, Henry Otey, Freddie Jr., Tyrone Sr., Anthony and Albert Lofton.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Alberta and Freddie Lofton Sr.; great-grandparents, Lulabelle and Junis Pryor; and one uncle, Larry Wilson.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in New Madrid.