LAFAYETTE — Norma Dean Loggins Loach, 77, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018. Dean was a longtime active member of the First Baptist Church of LaFayette and a volunteer employee with the church library. A graduate of Edmundson Business School in Chattanooga, she retired from the City of LaFayette in 1998, as a secretary for the City Manager. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther Loggins and Cecil Taylor Loggins; sister, Alene Adair. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Gene Loach; sons, Kelly R. Loach and Thomas (Jill) A. Loach; grandchildren, Allison and David Loach; nieces, Cindy and Becky Strain; great niece, Susan Larson; brother-in-laws, Bill Loach, Al Loach and Melvin Adair. A funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at the First Baptist Church of LaFayette with Rev. Tom Ariail and Rev. Roger Stansell officiating. Interment will follow in the LaFayette City Cemetery. Pallbearers are Lawson Butler, Buddy L. Chapman, Rex Jackson, Max Morrison Jr., Breck Parker, Byron Rose, and Lebron Sampson. Honorary pallbearers are Joan Butler, Jerre Lynn Gilstrap, Ginger Rose, Shirley Wardlaw, Marilyn Jackson, Alice Tudor, the Mary Christian Group of the First Baptist Church, the Library Staff of the First Baptist Church, the Office Staff of the First Baptist Church, and the Members of the Mountain City Corvette Association. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church. Visitation will be held Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.