The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the New St. Paul Baptist Church, Packing House Road, Americus, Georgia. Interment followed in the Old Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery, Sam Small Road, Americus, Georgia.
James was born August 23, 1946 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to the late Andrew Lockhart and Edna Mae Brooks Lockhart. He was educated in the public school system of Sumter County. He was preceded in death four siblings, Willie Arthur Lockhart, James Brooks, Julia Harper and Ethel Lockhart. He was a member of the New St. Paul Baptist Church where he was a member of the choir.
Survivors include eleven siblings, Ola Baisden, Ella Ree Green, Leonard Lockhart, Edward Lockhart (Evanell), Sammie Lockhart (Melonie), Betty Jean Crudup, Annie Ruth Taylor, Robert Lockhart, Charlie Lockhart (Linda), Andrew Lockhart (Margie Wilbon) and Vernon Lockhart (Mary) all of Americus, Georgia; brother-in-law, Johnny Harper, Americus, Georgia; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
Taneka Clerkley(Sunday, September 16 12 10:17 am EDT)
To my uncle whom i love and miss alot. U will always be remembered as a loving and kind man. R.i.p.
JESUS' MERICLES OF HEALING HAVE AN IMPORANT MESSAGE FOR US TODAY.IF WE PAY ATTENTION TO ANDEXERCISE FAITH IN WHAT JESUS TAUGHT ABOUT THE KINGDOM OF GOD,WE CAN LOOK FOWARD TO THETIME WHEN THE INSPIRED PROPHECY WILL BE FILLED BOTH SPIRITUALLY AND PHYSICALLY:"NO RESIDENTWILL SAY,I AM SICK."[ISAIAH 33:24,35:5-6] MY SINCEREST AND DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR YOUR GREAT LOSS.
[SARA CLEMONS IN AMERICUS,GA]
Our hearts are heavy with grief, but we find comfort in knowing that J.D. is at peace with our heavenly father.
Charlene Merritt & Family
Praying for your strength as you go through the loss of your love one
Dea. John and Laverne Williams
He have fought the good fight,he have finished the race,he have kept the faith.God bless the family.
MAY GOD'S GRACE & HIS MERCY GET YOU THROUGH THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE, NOW & IN THE DAYS TO COME.
WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY,
THE FLOYD'S:LAWRENCE,BERNICE & CHRIS