Allen J. Lockley



Allen J. Lockley
February 5, 1930 – March 5, 2017

Allen John Lockley, 87, a resident of Cross Creek Health Care Center died, Sunday, March 5, 2017

Born in Poinsett County, Arkansas, February 5, 1930, he was the son of the late John David and Mary Lou Lindsey Lockley. He was first married to the former Wanda Lee Wise who preceded him in death and he was also married to Minnie Cox who also preceded him in death.

Mr. Lockley worked as a builder contractor with Atlantic Farms Construction retiring at the age of 75 years old.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the family plot in Soule Cemetery. Phil Emmert will officiate.

Surviving is a son, John David Lockley and wife Janet of Walnut Cove, NC; two daughters, Lucille L. Berry and husband Lester of Scranton and Kay L. Ambrose and husband Michael of Creswell; seven sisters, Connie L. Farler, Annie Bell Rattler, Idell L. Darver, Edith L. Hubert, Juanita Lockley, Dena L. Lambert and Christine L. Scott; seventeen grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Edward W. Lockley and Danny L. Lockley; a stepson, Vernon Thomas, two daughters, Brenda Pigg and Linda Hope; four brothers, Walter Lockley, David D. Lockley, Clyde W. Lockley and Thomas Lockley.

The family will visit with friends immediately following the service.

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service Swan Quarter.