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Lois M. Lockwood


Lois M. Lockwood, 75, of Urbana, died Sunday morning, Jan. 13, 2013, in her daughter’s residence.

She was born in Champaign County on Sept. 24, 1937, a daughter of Charles and Mamie Long McCain. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Lockwood; sister, Mary Pinkerman; and brothers, John, Donald, Charles and William McCain.

Survivors include her daughters, Elizabeth (Jerry) Powell of Urbana and Patricia (Gary) Austin of West Liberty; son, Gary Lockwood of Urbana; grandchildren, Brandi Powell of Urbana and Ryan Austin of West Liberty; sister, Annabelle Wilson of Urbana; aunt, Dorothy Cooperider of Marysville; sisters-in-law, Alberta Lockwood Whisler of Arcadia, Ind., Mattie McCain of Springfield, Janet Lockwood of St. Paris and Donna Campbell of Cable; brother-in-law, Edwin Lockwood of Urbana; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A 1955 Urbana High School graduate, her first job was with Milner’s Cafeteria. She also worked at G.C. Murphy’s and Ames Store in Bellefontaine.

She loved to work with crafts, especially plastic canvas and sewing.

Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Walter & Smith Funeral Home, Urbana, where a funeral begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial is in Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, followed by a reception at PineView Hall, 642 Lippincott Road, Urbana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charities of the donors’ choices.

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