MACON — Martha L. Lockett, 72, died May 4, 2022.
Funeral services will be at noon Friday, at Ivy Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow at St. Peters Cemetery. Visitation is from noon-5 p.m. today, at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Macon is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Lockett was born Oct. 15, 1949, in Macon, to the late Evelina Hunt and Wade Scott Sr. She was formerly employed as a secretary of St. Peter United Methodist Church, a seamstress at Cal-Jack and as a housekeeper at Noxubee General Hospital. She was a member of St. Peter United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Lockett; brother, Wade Scott Jr.; and sisters, Wanda Scott and Loesteen Binder.
She is survived by her children, Jacqueline Malone, Melvin Lockett and Margaret Frierson; sisters, Calvin Jones, Ethel Kindell, both of East St. Louis, Illinois, Sherrie Ewing, Malinda Clemons, Laura Mosley, all of Shuqualak, Sadie Wilson of Omaha, Nebraska; brothers, Charlie Scott of Norcross, Georgia, Lonnie Scott and Rev. Conston Scott, both of Shuqualak; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.