Myrtle Lockard

Myrtle LockardMyrtle M. Lockard, 100, of Astoria died at 9:20 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, at Prairie View Care Center in Lewistown.

She was born June 29, 1905, in Woodland Township, Fulton County, a daughter of John and Lillie (Slaight) Lockard.

Surviving are one brother, Ross Lockard of Ipava; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Ollie, Arthur, Clifton and Earnest; and two sisters, Birdie Blue and an infant, Goldie Lockard.

She was a housekeeper for various area families for many years and worked for Mummert Seed Co. in Astoria.

She was of the Christian faith.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Dan Wisecup and Bruce Shaw officiating. Interment will be at Summum Cemetery near Astoria.

Memorials may be made to Summum Cemetery.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/28/2005

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