Florence J. Locke
KINGSPORT, TN-- Florence J. Locke, born in Ashville, North Carolina in 1921 entered into eternal rest on Monday, August 19th, 2013 at her home.
Florence was a long time member of Calvary Baptist Church, Kingsport, Tennessee. She also was a lifetime member of the Salvation Army. Her husband of 56 years, William W. Locke, preceded her in death on September 5th, 1996.
Surviving are three sons, Dr. William W. Locke and wife Judy of Russelville, TN, David R. Locke and wife Donna of Spartanburg, SC and Michael K. Locke and wife Debbie of Kingsport, TN; four grandchildren, Dr. Whitney L. Jarnagin and husband Brad of Russelville, TN, Dr. Joshua D. Locke and wife Casey of La Guna Vista, TX, Jared R. Locke of Spartanburg, SC and Hunter M. Locke of Kingsport, TN; two great-grandchildren, Ryleigh E. Locke of La Guna Vista, TX and Rhea C. Jarnagin of Russelville, TN.
The family will receive friends in the J. Wayne Hamilton Memorial Chapel at Oak Hill Funeral Home on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 from 1:00 until 2:00 PM. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM with her son, David officiating.
The entombment will follow in Oak Hill Mausoleum No. IV at Oak Hill Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army at www.salvationarmy.org
; Vermont United Methodist Church Love Meals at 1817 Bloomingdale Rd., Kingsport, TN 37660; Chosen Children's Ministries at P.O. Box 126, Inman, SC 29349 or Meals on Wheels at Renaissance Center, 1200 East Center Street, Kingsport, TN 37660.
Dorothy Treat, long term caregiver, was one of Mrs. Locke's best friends. The family is very thankful to call her our friend.
The staff of Oak Hill Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations is honored to serve the family of Florence J. Locke.
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