Michael E. Locke, age 45, passed away Thursday morning, May 30, 2013 at the Southeast Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. Michael was born Aug. 15, 1967 in Marianna, to Charley Locke and Charlotte (Carroll) Shores. He is a lifelong resident of Chipley and a graduate of the Class of 1985 of Chipley High.
Michael is preceded in death by his cousin, Ronald Allan Locke.
Survivors include his mother, Charlotte Shores and husband Donnie of Cottondale; his father, Charley Locke and wife Judy of Chipley; one sister, Michelle Cumbie and husband Gary of Chipley; three step sisters, Dana Fleck and husband Jason of Tallahassee, Stephanie Sizemore of Decatur, Ga., and Dawn Shores of Cottondale; four step brothers, Giff Sizemore and wife Jessica of Hoschton, Ga., Billy Curtis Sizemore of Port Angeles, Wash., Don Shores of Cottondale, and Danny Shores and wife Candy of Cottondale.
Family will receive friends for visitation from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Wright and the Rev. James Sharkey officiating. Interment followed in the Rock Hill Cemetery, Chipley, with Brown Funeral Home directing. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net