Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m., on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Seminary, Mississippi for Joyce Locke, 66, of Starkville who passed away on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Brother Robert Lawrence will officiate at the services with interment to follow in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Seminary.Â Billy M. King- Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Collins is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Locke, a Jones County native, was a graduate of Starkville High School.Â She retired from the University Medical Center in Jackson after forty five years of service as a registered nurse.Â Mrs. Locke was a member of the Emanuel Baptist Church in Starkville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Everette and Jeanette Padgett Locke; one brother, Jerry Locke; and her granddaughter, Charlesy Collins.
Survivors include one daughter, Loree Lomen and her husband, David of Starkville; one son, Frankie Thompson and his wife, Teresa of Starkville; one sister, Ann Conway of Arizona; one brother, Tommy Locke of Grenada; and a host of other family members and friends.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Billy M. King-Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Collins.Â Family and friends may sign an online guest book at www.billymkingcolonialchapel.com