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Alta Rae Corn Lockard

January 23, 1931 - May 16, 2017

Obituary


Alta Rae Corn "Nana" Lockard, 86, went to be with her Lord May 16, 2017 in Mansfield, Texas. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Micky Miller, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Grandfield, Oklahoma officiating. Pallbearers will be Gary Blodgett, Donny Bridges, Tina Bridges, Jim Bridges, Steve Hudgins and Evan Hudgins. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, May 21st from 6:00 - 7:30 pm at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Private viewings are also welcome 10:00...

Alta Rae Corn "Nana" Lockard, 86, went to be with her Lord May 16, 2017 in Mansfield, Texas. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Micky Miller, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Grandfield, Oklahoma officiating. Pallbearers will be Gary Blodgett, Donny Bridges, Tina Bridges, Jim Bridges, Steve Hudgins and Evan Hudgins. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, May 21st from 6:00 - 7:30 pm at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Private viewings are also welcome 10:00 am - 8:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Alta was born January 23, 1931 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Dalpha and Valta Corn. In 1946, she married Charles Wilmer Lockard and they were united until his death in 1991.
Alta worked as Cashier at the Sheppard Air Force Base Airmans and Officers Clubs for 30 years where even the base Commander knew her as "Granny", followed by 9 years at the Fowler Elementary School cafeteria. Following retirement, her favorite pastimes were spending time with her grandchildren and shooting pool with her best friend Nancy Cothran at The Zone. She was a lifelong member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was often Bible School Director. She loved her Lord and Savior and led many to Jesus Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Blodgett and husband Gary of Mansfield and Karren Bridges of Bowman Community; Grandchildren: Lisa Hudgins and husband Steve, Buffy Trussell and husband Jim, Donny Bridges and wife Angela, Tina Bridges, Jim Bridges and wife Christina, Cheryl Duncan, James Duncan and wife Bambi, Kevin Blodgett and wife Julianne; Great grandchildren: Evan and Carrigan Hudgins, Brennan and Brett Trussell, Randy and Kip Hughes, Jana Pennartz, Cade and Cannon Bridges, Kyleigh Thompson, Connor Powell, Roger Pozun, Kristen Findley, Ariel and Branden Logan, Ashlyn, Annemarie and Allisen Duncan, and Cade and Keegan Blodgett; 11 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews who all loved their Auntie Alta. She is also survived by one brother Lee Corn and one sister Linda Duncan, whom she raised as her own.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Charlie, infant daughter Sharon, son-in-law Butch Bridges, brother Dee Corn, sister Juanita Moore, grandson Joseph Duncan and granddaughter Lori Bridges.
Online condolences may be made at www.hamptonvaughancrestview.com. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Community Hospice of Texas, www.chot.org