Obit: Barbara Lockhart

Obit: Barbara Lockhart

July 26th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

DUNLAP Barbara Jean Lockhart, 82, was called to her heavenly home Thursday, July 25, 2013.She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.Barbara was born to Cue and Leta Wilson Nov. 1, 1930, in Strawberry Plains, Tenn. Barbaras family moved to Dunlap, Tenn., during her high school days. She graduated from Sequatchie County High School where she met the love of her life, Ward Lockhart. Together they raised three children, Wanda Childs, Bobby Lockhart and Tim Lockhart. She was blessed with six grandchildren, Michael and Steven Dennis, Matt and Cody Lockhart, and Will and Rachel Lockhart; seven great-grandchildren, Evan and Ethan Dennis, Sidney and Jesyca Dennis, Taylor and Ike Lockhart, and Lakyn Lockhart.Barbara was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church for numerous years and of the ensemble. She enjoyed her role as a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother to her loving family. She planned and detailed many of the Holidays and special occasions throughout the years that created traditional bonds with great pleasure for her family.Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Ward Lockhart; sons, Bobby and Tim Lockhart; parents, Cue and Leta Wilson; brothers, Kenneth and Lynn Wilson; and sister, Betty Stewart.Surviving loved ones are her daughter, Wanda (Charlie) Childs; special daughters-in-law, Dee Lockhart and Debbie Lockhart; sister, Evelyn White; and brothers, Glenn and Danny Wilson.A celebration of her life will be held at noon CST Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Brother Tom Tucker officiating.Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. CDT today at the funeral home.Arrangements by Ewton Funeral Home, 6936 Highway 28, Dunlap, TN 37327.www.ewtonfuneralhome.com (423-949-2112)