Florence Thomasson Creasy, 91, of Vinton, departed this life on Monday, March 4, 2013. She was born in Bedford County on March 11, 1921, a daughter of the late Henry Emmitt and Fannie Crouch Thomasson. She was predeceased by her husband, Hensley M. Creasy; and 13 sisters and brothers. Surviving family includes a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley Creasy and Charles Lockerby, of Vinton; grandchildren, Janet Lockerby McCoig and husband, Dan, of Walkertown, N.C., David Lockerby and wife, Nicky, of Trenton, Ohio, and John Lockerby and wife, Kate, of Skokie, Ill.; great- grandchildren, Addison, Noelle, and Ryan Lockerby; five cousins; and 20 nieces and nephews.
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She loved her family and neighbors. She was a Charter Member of Southside Baptist Church.
The family requests that those wishing to make memorial gifts, consider the Southside Baptist Church Building Fund, 1060 Hidden Forest Drive, Goodview, VA 24095.
A service celebrating her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2013, at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Donnie Glass officiating. Interment will follow in Goodview Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 7, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lotz Funeral Home, Vinton. Online condolences may be made at www. lotzfuneralhomevinton.com.
Published in Roanoke Times on Mar. 7, 2013