Mrs. Mary Rose Lockhart, 90, of Waverly died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at Mt. Travelers Missionary Baptist Church, Waverly on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 12:00 noon (CST) with Rev. B. Datiri officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the church from 11:00 a.m. (CST) until the funeral hour. Visitation with the family will be on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Vines Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Lockhart devoted her life to her family, church and community. As a faithful member of Mt. Travelers Missionary Baptist Church, she served in many capacities through the years. Having resided in Waverly for over eighty years, she worked with community action programs and served as a member to the advisory committee of Waverly Nutrition Center. She was an avid supporter and participant of BTU and Rick Pride Chapter Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Lockhart was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of forty-seven years, Deacon Amos Lockhart, Sr.
Mrs. Lockhart is survived by her three daughters: Mary L. (Tommy) Jackson, Opelika, Rev. Amery L. Johnson, Paterson, NJ, and Mae Doris L. (Howard) Rudolph, Mobile; three sons: Joseph (Jennifer) Lockhart, Amos (Annie) Lockhart, Jr. and Robert Lockhart all of Waverly; four siblings: Ludie Love, Opelika, Iola Kimbrough, Lela Dowdell, and Bobby Dowdell all of Muskegon, MI; eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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