PENDLETON - Ellen Mullikin Lockaby, 86, widow of W. Jesse Lockaby, died Wednesday, September 4, 2013.
Born September 24, 1926 in Pendleton, she was the daughter of the late William Arnold Mullikin and Ruth Mullikin McAlister. She was Valedictorian of her class at Pendleton High School and attended Draughon's Business College. Mrs. Lockaby was a retired bookkeeper with Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. in Greenville with 52 years service. She was a member of Six & Twenty Baptist Church where she served as church pianist and organist for over 40 years.
Survivors include her daughter, Lynn L. Wilson and husband, Spencer of Seneca; son, W. Timothy Lockaby and wife, Marla of Powdersville; four grandchildren, Ashley W. Jaillette, Katie W. Bouchillon, Jared and Kayla Lockaby; five great grandchildren, William Scott Jaillette, Joseph Spencer Jaillette, Eva Elizabeth Jaillette, Caleb Barry Bouchillon and Joel Thomas Bouchillon; sister, Betty M. Brackett of Shelby, NC; and a particularly devoted niece, Deborah Brackett Edwards of Shelby, NC.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara M. White.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Six & Twenty Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Willie Honea. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson. The family is at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Six & Twenty Baptist Church, 3701 Six & Twenty Road, Pendleton, SC 29670.