- August 1, 1920 - February 9, 2013
- Apple Springs, Texas
of Elaine's Passing
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“Such a sweet and special lady.We will miss her but know she is in a better place in Heaven with Johnny and our Lord.Our deepest sympathy of the loss...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Cheri and Raymond Due - Lufkin, TX
“Ms. Elaine was a lovely lady and a wonderful friend to all. She will be missed. Roy and I will be praying earnestly for the family and especially for...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Carla Cannon - Groveton, TX
“Elaine was such an inspiration in my life. I lost both of my grandmothers at the age of 10; it was hard not having a grandmother to share the rest of...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Timothy Davis - Friend
“May you take comfort in knowing an angel is watching over you. Sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers.
4 of 15 | Posted by: Chyres Smith - Houston, TX
“Memories of Mrs. Elaine will always live on. Stories of her kindness, strength, and courage will be forever in my heart. I only wish I could have...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Holly Ener - Friend
“Michelle, Just wanted to send you and your family my condolences. Your Mom was a good woman and loved by so many. She brought smiles to many faces...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Tommy DuBose - Austin, TX
“Thinking of all of you! Prayers are with you at this time.
7 of 15 | Posted by: Michelle Lilie
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
8 of 15 | Posted by: Jamie Ehrman - Houston, TX
“Lots of warm memories of visiting with Elaine
over the years with stories of Trinity County
where we all came from. She was a delightful
personality...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy and Don Reily
“Our condolences to the Hollis-Lockhart family. May God bless each and every one of you.
10 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy & Burl Mercer - Groveton, TX
“Im so sorry for your loss. It is Heavens gain.
11 of 15 | Posted by: Robert Minshew - apple springs, TX
“What a honor to know the wonderful Ladies from...Ingram Hill...I know Momma L. has a song in her heart and I'm praying that the Lord gives a song to...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Denum - Lufkin, TX
“We will miss you sweet Aunt E. Our love and prayers go out to the entire family. Blair, Jennifer, Reed, Nolan & Margaret Foster
13 of 15 | Posted by: Blair Foster & Family
“I'm so very sorry to read of Mrs. Elaine's passing. I always thought the best of her. My condolences go out to her family.
14 of 15 | Posted by: Cristin Cartwright - Groveton, TX
“Aunt Elaine was a very remarkable lady who was a friend to all and was always willing to help in any way she could. She has always meant so much to...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Kay Bauch - Nacogdoches, TX
Funeral services for Elaine (Ingram) Hollis Lockhart, 92, of Apple Springs, will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin with Pastors Robert Lankford, Lindsey Nimmons, and Tammy Mark-Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Bennett Cemetery in Apple Springs.
Mrs. Lockhart, a fifth generation resident of Trinity County, was born August 1, 1920 in Apple Springs, Texas to Lillie (Roach) and John Edgar "JE" Ingram. She died Saturday, February 9, 2013 in a Lufkin hospice facility.
Mrs. Lockhart was the retired County Clerk for Trinity County, a position she loved and held for more than 20 years. She graduated from Groveton High School in 1938 and moved to Houston, where she attended college and worked until she returned in 1963 to Apple Springs to care for her parents. Mrs. Lockhart was a people person, involved in many community activities. She loved horses and cattle. As a member of the Trinity Historical Commission, she was very involved in preserving East Texas history, as well as family genealogy. She was a Trinity County Gold Star Mother with the VFW Auxiliary, a member of the Angelina County Genealogical Society, a member of the Joseph Nelson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and a life member of the Groveton Ex-Students Association. She had served on many boards and advisory committees for the betterment of the East Texas Area. Mrs. Lockhart was a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Wayne Hollis, Jr. and Peggy Hollis of Houston; daughter, Michelle Lockhart of Apple Springs; grandson, John E. Hollis of Houston; granddaughter and husband, Mary Brooke and Blake Hortenstine of Dallas; great-grandchildren, Katherine Jane "Katie" Hollis of Houston, Rollins Blake Hortenstine and Hayes Hollis Hortenstine, both of Dallas; niece, like a daughter, Deborah Kay Brooks and husband Jimmy of Lufkin; numerous other nieces and nephews, to include Anne Arnold Banks, Connie Arnold Middleton, Kathy Ingram Hellums, Kay Foster Baugh, Richard E. Bennett, and Binky Foster; sister-in-law, Edna Lockhart Stanley of Houston; brother-in-law, Lloyd Earl Lockhart of Splendora; and a wealth of friends.
Mrs. Lockhart was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert R. "Bob" Lockhart; son, John Edward "Johnny" Hollis (US Navy, Vietnam, 1970); sister, Virginia Ingram Arnold; brother, James R. "Sonny" Ingram; and special sisterly cousin, Easel Womack Walls.
Pallbearers will be John E. Hollis, Blake Hortenstine, Stephen E. Bennett, Tre' Banks, Gerald Ingram and Richard Spring.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Brooks, Damon Brooks, Joe E. Seward, Blair Foster, Richard E. Bennett and Binky Foster.
The family extends their heartfelt thanks to her caregivers, Willie Mae Punch, Vernell Spencer, Karen Mark, Timothy Davis, Bobby G. Davis and Lee M. Hicks, in addition to MHSET, Dr. Morris Mickelson, Wright Choice Home Health, and Hospice in the Pines.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Groveton Ex-Students Association's Scholarship Fund in Elaine Lockhart's name at P.O. Box 70, Groveton, Texas 75845.
The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home in Lufkin.
Memories and condolences may be added at www.carrowayfuneralhome.com.
Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors