Bette M. Locker
February 19, 1940-March 10, 2016
Bette M. Locker, age 76, of Newark, DE and also of North Point, FL, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 10, 2016, with her family by her side.
Mrs. Locker was born in Holyoke, MA on February 19, 1940, and was the daughter of the late Commander William J. and Earline C. (Tyning) Miller.
She married Clyde A. Locker on October 4, 1958 and together they shared 57 years. Their union was one built of mutual respect and love and strengthened with each passing day.
Mrs. Locker was a cherished and loving mother to her children, Michael J. Locker of Middletown, DE, Lynn Marie Locker of Hartley, Christa M. Locker-Elmore (Wesley) of Lexington, SC and Elizabeth A. Locker-Jones of Middletown. She was the loving sister of William F. Miller and his wife, Charlotte J. and devoted aunt to William F. Miller, Jr., Robert F. Miller, Matthew B. Miller and the late Maria R. Miller. Mrs. Locker was the adoring grandmother of Megan Alizabeth Earline Locker, Sara Arden Locker, Joshua Allan Rotan, Allison Elizabeth Bailey and Christopher James Jones and loving great grandmother to Blake A. Locker and Julieanne Lyn Locker.
A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Tuesday afternoon, March 15, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home of Newark, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 3 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Locker’s memory may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.