Vera S. Lockwood, 89 of Avon, Il passed away Tuesday April 8, 2014, 7:17 am at the Care Center of Abingdon, Abingdon, IL.
She was bornJuly 25, 1924, in Avon, IL the daughter of John Clarence and Mary Eugene Powell Swank. She married Walter Lockwood on September 30, 1942, he preceded her on June 4, 1995.
She is survived by one daughter Ramona (Tom) Anderson of Galesburg; IL five sons Robert (Barbara) Swank of Abingdon, Il, Harold (Carol) Lockwood Sanford, NC, Jeff (Rosie) Lockwood Sr. of New Orleans, Walter (Torrie) Lockwood III of Galesburg, IL, and Curtis Wayne Lockwood of Avon, IL; 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren. She was predceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 daughter, 3 grandsons, and 1 brother.
She was born in Avon where she has lived most of her life. She loved her children and enjoyed to sew.
Graveside service will be Friday April 11, 2014, 10:00 am at the Avon Cemetery. Family will recieve friends on Thursday eve April 10, 2014from 5:00-7:00 at the Corman Memorial Home Avon, IL. Memorials may be made to the OSF Hospice of Galesburg. Please sign the online guestbook at www.cormanmh.com. Corman Memorial Home Avon is in charge of the arrangements.