Funeral  services   for   Mrs. Mary Ellis Locke,  92,  of  the
Big  Bottom  community  of  Jackson County, Tennessee, will be
held at 2 P.M.  on  Sunday,  January   24,  2010,  at   Anderson
– Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN.    Burial
will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery  in  the  Stone
community of Jackson County.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Saturday  from   5  P.M. –
9 P.M., and Sunday from 11 A.M. until time of services.

She   passed   away    on    Friday,   January   22,   2010,  at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
  
She was born August  21, 1917,  in  Jackson  County, TN, to
the  late  
John Nathan and Laura Glover Ellis.  On  June  15,
1962,  she  was  married  to  the  late
Andrew Bennett Locke.
She  was  a  retired  factory  employee,  and  a  member  of  the
Gibson Avenue Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in  
death   by   
1  Daughter:  Janie Collins;  4  Brothers:  Odis,
Bruce, Carl,  and  Clyde Ellis;   and   
3  Sisters:   Rose Keeling,
Bonnie Terry, and Zula Todd.

Survivors  include
 1  Son:  John (Lucille) Smith of Nashville,
TN;   
5   Grandchildren:    Sandra (Tim) Smith,   Tim  (Brenda)
Collins, and Mark (Terri) Collins, all of Gainesboro, TN; Charles
(Judith) Smith of Chambersburg, PA;  and  Angela (Dale) Kittrell
of Nashville, TN;
9 Great-Grandchildren; and  1 Great-Great
Grandchild
.

Bro. Eric Collins will officiate at the services.
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