Betty I. Locker, age 79, of Lewisburg, OH, died Wednesday May 17, 2017 at her residence. Born on August 4, 1937 in Lewisburg, OH she was the daughter of the late Carl W. & Gladys E. (Whipp) Knierim. Betty was a 1955 Lewisburg Union High School graduate and was a member of the Brookville Church of the Brethren active in many ministries of the church and the Brookville Ladies Bible Study. Preceded in death by a brother: Robert G. Knierim in 2016.
Survived by her husband of 58 years: James "Jim" L. Locker; sons & daughters-in-law: John & Cindy Locker of Johns Creek, GA and Walter E. & Tina Locker of Eaton, OH; daughter & son-in-law: Dianne & David Tomlin of Lewisburg, OH; 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends on from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Brookville Church of the Brethren 220 Western Avenue Brookville, Ohio. A celebration of life service will be 11:00 A.M. at the church on Monday with Pastor Jim Chronister officiating. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery Lewisburg, Ohio. Special thanks to Hospice of Dayton caregivers.
Memorial contributions to Brookville Church of the Brethren Scholarship Fund 220 Western Avenue Brookville, Ohio 45309 or Hospice of Dayton 324 Wilmington Ave. Dayton, Ohio 45420.
Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Home, 411 N. Commerce St., Lewisburg, OH. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.barnesfuneralhome.com