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Evelyn Locke

Evelyn LockeEvelyn Locke, 84, of Carrollton passed away Sept. 18, 2009, at Aultman Hospital following an extended illness.

Born June 25, 1925, in Augusta, she was a daughter of Charles and Rhoda Leatherberry.

She graduated from Augusta High School in 1943.  She and her husband owned and operated Locke's Market in Augusta in the 1950s and 1960s. She was then employed for several years at First National Bank and Cummings Bank in Carrollton.  She later worked for her brother-in-law, Tom White at Allstate Insurance.

She was a member of Carrollton Church of Christ (Christian Disciples) and was a devoted mother, sister and grandmother.

She is survived by two sons, Dr. Darrell (Patty) Locke and Rick (Diana) Locke, both of Carrollton; sister, Elaine (Tom) White of Carrollton; seven grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and extended family members, Jerry and Sue Campbell of Green Cove Springs, FL.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Denton Locke, and her daughter, Vicki Bailey.

Funeral services were Sept. 21 at Carrollton Church of Christ (Christian Disciples) with Pastor Mike Doak officiating.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Hospice of Carroll County, Carrollton Baptist Temple or Carrollton Church of Christ (Christian Disciples) in Evelyn's memory.

Allmon-Dugger-Cotton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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