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
Bro. Eric Collins will officiate at the services.
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