Ella Marie (Gelsinger) Lockart (1925 - 2016)

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Ella Marie Lockart, 91, of Shelbyville, formerly of Vandalia, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, at Shelby Manor in Shelbyville.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville, with the Rev. Kevin Ray officiating. Burial will be at noon on Friday in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Friends and family are invited to share a story or light a candle in Ella's honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Lockart was born on Aug. 17, 1925, in Edwardsville, the daughter of William and Odean (Cripe) Gelsinger. She married Leslie Vance Lockart on Jan. 19, 1951, in Shelbyville; he preceded her in death on March 9, 1996.
Ella was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children, Randy Lockart of Vandalia, Cary Lockart of Shelbyville and Karen Corley of Lancaster, Ohio; grandchildren, Quintin Corley, Crystal Kopis, Jamie Lockart and Tyler Lockart; sisters, Lois Finley of St. Elmo, Ruth Shipley of Mulberry Grove, Rosemary Case of Vandalia, Bernadine Rush of Kentucky and Sherry Cervau; and brothers, William Gelsinger of Decatur, James Gelsinger of Centralia and Charles Gelsinger of Bluff City.

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Lockart-Green Funeral Home
302 West Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565
(217) 774-2195
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Published in The Leader-Union from Nov. 3 to Nov. 16, 2016