Mildred's Story

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Mildred Jean (Powell) Lockhart, 87, of Corbin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at her home in Corbin.
She was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Corbin, to the late Thomas Allen and Lona (Sams) Powell.
She was a long-time, active member of First Baptist Church in Corbin.
Mildred retired after working many years as a teacher's aide for the Knox County School System and Cumberland River Comprehensive Care Center.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by five brothers: Bill, Luther, James, Thermond and Ed Powell, four sisters Delpha Abramson, Beulah Steele, Thelma Moore, and Evelyn Eubanks and one son Mark A. Lockhart.
She is survived by her husband Robert Lockhart, daughter Bobbie Mitchell and husband Rev. Ronnie of Corbin, and one sister: Elizabeth Owens of Florida, four grandchildren: Tara Stradley and husband Chaz of Corbin, Robert Lockhart and wife Brandy of Lexington, Rebecca Hatfield and Brandon Queen of Corbin, and Jason Hatfield and wife April of Memphis, Tennessee. Eight great-grandchildren: Karli Queen, Michael Hatfield, Calix Lockhart, Mason Lockhart, Axton Mills, Colton Stradley, Christian Allen and Caden Stradley, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
The family of Mildred would also like to mention Myra Bush who is a special extended member of our family.
Special thanks to Brandon Queen and special friend and caregiver Diane Brooks.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at the O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Austin Carty and Paul Sims officiating. Burial will be in the Lynn Camp Cemetery on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at the O'Neil -Lawson Funeral Home.
Published on January 7, 2018
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