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Michael James Locke Sr.
(October 1, 1952 - February 9, 2017)
Funeral services for Mr. Michael James Locke St. of Sallis will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, at Sallis Baptist Church in Sallis,
with Rev. Gene Richardson and Mr. David Locke officiating. Burial will follow in the Winona Garden of Memory in Winona.
Visitation will be on Saturday, from 12:30 p.m. until service time, at Sallis Baptist Church.
Mr. Locke, 64, died at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson on Thursday, February 9. He was born in Winona on October 1, 1952, to
Kenneth F. and Mary Ruth Watts Locke. He was a 1970 graduate of Kilmichael High School and attended business college in Memphis.
He was a retired truck driver for Memphis Hardwood. Mr. Locke was a member of Sallis Baptist Church, where he sang in the choir. He
was an avid Mississippi State fan and enjoyed hunting and entertaining others with his singing. He was preceded in death by his
parents and his brother, Kenneth F. Locke Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Locke of Sallis; daughter, Shelia Locke Busby (Dwayne) of Water Valley; son, Michael James Locke
Jr. (Cynthia) of Chattanooga, Tennessee; stepdaughter, Melanie Watson (David) of Sallis; stepson, Jimmy Scott Keith of Durant;
sister-in-law, Betty Locke of Clanton, Alabama; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Todd King, Lee Branch, Richard Borders, David Locke, Josh Locke, David King Jr., and Glen Pearson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sallis Baptist Church, P. O. Box 146, Sallis, MS 39160.
Sat., Feb. 11 12:30 - 2 pm
Sallis Baptist Church
Sat., Feb. 11 2 pm
Sallis Baptist Church
Winona Garden of Memory
|Deborah Collins Miller
So very sorry to hear about Mike. I grew up knowing him and his family. I had lost touch through the years. You will
be in my prayers in the days to come.
Love in Christ, Deborah
I am so sorry about Mike. We rode the school bus together for years. I always enjoyed seeing you both in Winona. I
will miss him. I can not come because I had hand surgery yesterday, but I will be thinking of you and praying that you
will find comfort in the days to come.
Cindy G Taylor
I work with Michael Locke Sr's son, Michael Locke Jr, in Chattanooga, TN. I'm sorry to hear his father passed. -
Cindy G. Taylor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
|October 1, 1952
February 9, 2017