Ernestine Lockhart

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Ernestine Lockhart

Ernestine Lockhart, 87, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Augusta, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Feb. 6, 1925, in White County, Ark.

Survivors include a son, Floyd H. Lockhart Jr. and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Lockhart; a grandson, Floyd H. Lockhart III; a granddaughter, Gelanie A. Lockhart, all of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Janice Hughes of Altus, Ark.; several cousins; nieces and nephews; a host of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Tommie Larue; her husband of 54 years, Floyd H. Lockhart; four brothers, C.T., John, Glenn and Joe Larue; and a sister, Marie La Plante.

Ernestine owned and operated Ernestine's Dress Shop in Augusta many years. She also served as a substitute postmaster in Gregory, Ark., as well as working at her father-in-law's general store in Gregory. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at Augusta Memorial Park in Augusta.

Arrangements by Rhodes and Son Funeral Home in Augusta.