|Birth: ||May 28, 1911|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 2007|
Hilda Ayers Locke, 96, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, July 2, 2007. She looked forward to this journey for many months and we rejoice with her.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home.
Memorials: Christ Haven or Mission Printing.
Hilda was born May 28, 1911, to Mamie Christina and William Franklin Ayers. She has been a lifelong member of the Church of Christ, most recently Highland Church of Christ in Fort Worth. She worked as an office supervisor for Samsill Corporation of Fort Worth for over 25 years. She married the love of her life, Tommie R. Locke, on Nov. 2, 1974, and they were married until his death in February 2001. She lost her only child, beloved daughter Alice Bass, in November 2001. Hilda lived at Covenant Place of Burleson from 2001 until her death. The family would like to thank the staff of Covenant Place for their love and attention to Hilda. We also thank the VITAS Hospice staff for their help and support during Hilda's last few days on earth. Hilda was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Tom; daughter, Alice; brother, Cy; and a host of other friends and relatives.
"Then shall the King say unto them on the right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world." Matthew 25:34
Survivors: Granddaughters, Cynthia Sheppard and husband, David, Karen Selby and husband, Bobby, Raye Ann Johnson and husband, Bobby; daughters by marriage, Willa Pendergras, Martha Dean and husband, Randall, Mereta Locke, Dottie Moyers and husband, Jerry; grandchildren, Ricky Pendergras, Tommy Pendergras and wife, Sondra, Terry Dean, Christi Horowitz, Lisa Norris and husband, Mike, Lori Pascale and husband John, great-grandchildren, Brian, Mandy, Lindsey, Kerry, Autumn, Aubrey, Laiken, Lacey and John Thomas; and great-great-granddaughter, Abbie Lea Gabriel.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 7/4/2007.
Tommie R Locke (1912 - 2001)*
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Jun 19, 2008
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