Jillquinette Loftin

Published 2:38 pm Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Graveside services were held Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, at Shorts Chapel C. M. E. Church in Bassfield for Mrs. Jillquinette Loftin Adams, 58, who died on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Desoto in Southhaven.  Elder Earnest Thompson officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Jillquinette Adams was born to the late John and Mary Helen Loftin in Bassfield. She graduated from Bassfield High School in 1982 and was employed with KLH Manufacturing Company as a machinist and Dollar General as a sales associate. Mrs. Adams later became a bus driver with Jefferson Davis County Public School District.

She was married to the late Anthony Earl Adams and three sons were born to this union. She was a member of Shorts Chapel Methodist Church where she served as Missionary.

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She was preceded in death by brothers, John Wayne and Gregory Loftin and sisters, Cynthia and Shelia Loftin.

She is survived by three sons, Anthony (Adrana) Adams; Malcolm (Jelisa) Adams and Leonard Adams all of Bassfield; two brothers, Richard (Jackie) Loftin of Magee; Albert Loftin of Bassfield; three sisters, Katherine Price of Bassfield; Evelyn (Joseph) Strickland of Collins and Asonja (John) Clark of Mt. Olive; five grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.