Martha E. Locke, 87

AUG. 8, 1926-AUG. 14, 2013

August 15, 2013
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Martha Elizabeth (Brown) Locke, 87, of Hagerstown went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Born Aug. 8, 1926, in Clear Ridge, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ambrose and Anna Mary (Winegardner) Brown.

Martha was a homemaker.

Martha was Brethren by faith.

Martha enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She will be remembered as a kind-hearted person who loved to help people.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, Dale B. Locke, who died in 2003; several brothers and sisters; and numerous half brothers and half sisters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She is survived by her daughter, Diane Hamby and husband, Rodney; two grandsons, Troy Kunkle and wife, Monica, and Dustin Kunkle and wife. Jessica, all of Hagerstown; four great-granddaughters, Kristen May Pickett, Jordyn Marie Kunkle, Kaelynn Nicole Kunkle and Shaylee Grace Reckley; several nieces and nephews; and her best buddies named Angel.

A funeral service will be Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Mark C. Mooney officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

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