Name: Jack Allen Lockett, 85 years old of St. Elmo,
passed away peacefully on Friday Afternoon
October 23, 2015 at 12:35 PM at the HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Illinois.
Visitation for family and friends
will be conducted on Tuesday Morning
October 27, 2015 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
at the Kull Funeral Home, St. Elmo, Illinois.
And Funeral Services will begin at 1:00 pm with the Rev. Ray Stafford officiating.
Family Burial Rites
will be will be conducted at the Maplewood Cemetery, St. Elmo.
they may be directed to the Donor’s Choice.
Jack was born in Litchfield, Illinois on October 10, 1930 one of four siblings into the Christian family of
Ralph and Anna Eliason-Lockett. Jack moved from Monee, Illinois to St. Elmo about 1985. He was a member of the Jacksonville Church of Christ. Jack was an over the road truck driver for over 41 years and retired from Yellow Freight in Effingham in 1990. He married Janet Laverne Depriest in Watseka, Illinois on January 7, 1983.
Jack had a lifelong passion for deer hunting and the outdoors. He was member of the Prairieland Muzzle Loaders in Sullivan where he was the club champion for 3 years. He also belonged to the Effingham Gun Club, the Cowboy Action Shooting “SASS”, a lifelong member of the NRA, the Gatch Lake Trapshooting Club and was most proud of a lifelong member of the Teamsters #710 and #126.
He is survived by his:
Wife Mrs. Janet Laverne Lockett St. Elmo, Illinois
4-Sons: Charles David Lockett Geneva, Illinois
Michael Allen Lockett Brownstown, Illinois
(wife, Suzanne) Bright Jr. Dardanelle, Arkansas
Richard Gary Bright Dardanelle, Arkansas
4-Daughters: Rebecca Jo (husband, John) Pedersen Geneva, Illinois
Julie Ann (husband, Jim) Chavez North Springfield, Virginia
Missy (husband, John) Kissane Geneva, Illinois
Shelley (husband, Bobby) Prosser Geneva, Illinois
1-Sister: Elinore Marie Cherry Alexandra, Virginia
1-Sister-in-law: Chungi Lockett Wichita Falls, Texas
9-Grandchildren and 8-Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his:
Father: Ralph Lockett
Mother: Anna May (Eliason) Lockett
2-Brothers: Wayne Lockett
Earl and his wife Elizabeth Lockett
1-Brother-in-law: Louis Cherry
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