Leta Mae Locke, 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at Minneola Long Term Care. She was born Sept. 27, 1924 at Liberal, to parents William Franklin and Lela Mae (Engel) Wright. On June 29, 1941 she married Clinton D. Locke at Liberal. He died Oct. 18, 1978.
She was a librarian and was a member of 1st Christian Church, Minneola.
Survivors include six children, Carolyn Marshall and husband, Daryl, Jolene
Lankford and husband Lanny, Jeanne Scott and husband David, Chris Lang and
husband Ron, Monty Locke and wife Valerie, and Pam Elsey and husband Rod; 12
grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded by her husband; daughter Bonita; son Danny; three brothers, Ron,
Jim, and Pete; and two great-granddaughters.
There will be a Private Family Graveside Service and Interment at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan.
5 at Appleton Township Cemetery followed by a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at 2 p.m. at Minneola Community Church. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Minnis Mortuary, Minneola.
Memorials are suggested to Minneola Library or Minneola Long Term Care Unit c/o Minnis Mortuary, Box 459, Minneola KS 67865.