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Georgia Dean Locke passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Renton, Washington, of natural causes, at the age of 88.
Georgia is survived by her two Sons, Randall Locke of Sumner, WA and Gregory Locke of Kent, WA. Her Grandchildren Carisa Depew of Hayward, CA. Lindsay Locke of Kent, WA. Cody Locke of Tacoma, WA. Krystyna McRoberts of Anchorage, AK. Anna Locke of Puyallup, WA. Great Grandchildren, Thomas C. Locke, V, of Loganville, GA. Mason Locke of Buckley, WA. Chloe Locke of Buckley, WA. Ethan Benward of Kent, WA and Eli Benward of Kent, WA. Georgia was preceded in death by her husband of 40 Years, Thomas C. Locke, Jr. Her Son, Thomas C. Locke, III. Her Daughter, Neva D. Locke and Grandson, Thomas C. Locke, IV.
Georgia was born on December 1, 1929 in Pryor, Oklahoma. She married Thomas C. Locke, Jr, of Pryor, Oklahoma, on May 2, 1949. Shortly after they were married, Georgia and Tom moved to Haysville, Kansas, where Tom started working for the Boeing Company in Wichita, Kansas. While living in in Haysville, they welcomed their four children, Thomas in 1951, Randall in 1954, Gregory in 1956 and Neva in 1959. Georgia was active in the Baptist Church in Haysville.
In 1961, Georgia, Tom and their family relocated to El Paso, Texas. They relocated to Slidell, Louisiana in 1963. Later that year, they moved to Bay of St. Louis, Mississippi. Georgia, Tom and their family moved to Kent, Washington in 1966, where Georgia was employed as a Teacher’s Aid for Special Needs Children at Grandview School in the Kent School District. In 1975, Georgia, Tom and Neva, moved to Tehran, Iran while Tom was on a 2-year contract for the Boeing Company. After they returned to the United States in 1978, Georgia continued to work for the Kent School District until her retirement.
Georgia loved her family, sports and the outdoors. She enjoyed activities like traveling, camping and fishing. She was an avid Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Mariners fan.
A Family and Friends Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 on Friday June 6, 2018 at the Hillcrest Burial Park in Kent, Washington. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Georgia’s Life. Condolences can be sent to Randy Locke at kiddharley@gmail.com. Greg Locke at iamgreglocke@gmail.com.
The Family would like to thank Best Home Care, LLC, of Renton, WA and the Staff, for their compassion, dedication, care and love they showed Georgia, during her last four years of her life. Thanks also to Evergreen Hospice for their care of Georgia during her final days.
Georgia, you are, and will be missed.


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Friday

6

Jul

10:00 AM
Hillcrest Burial Park

1005 Reiten Road
Kent, WA 98030

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