Erma Lockart


Erma LockhartErma Lockart, 89, of Parkville, MO, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2013 with her loving family at her side. Erma was born March 28, 1924 to Ira and Velva (Thorp) Emerick in Vandalia, Illinois.

Erma was united in marriage with Dale L. Lockart on December 20, 1940 in Vandalia, IL. She spent the majority of her working career as a CNA for Cherrywood Nursing Home.

Erma was preceded in death by her husband Dale L. Lockart; parents, and a daughter, Donna J. Myers; four brothers: Glen Emerick, Charles Emerick, Bob Emerick and Lee Emerick. Survivors include her son, Douglas D. Lockart of Parkville, MO; daughter, Frances Lynn Johnson and husband, Larry of Kansas City, MO; three grandchildren: Tami, Barry and Todd; a sister: Nell Gelsinger of Pana, IL; and brother, Frank Emerick of Vandalia, IL.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m., Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Crown Point Church in Vandalia, IL. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. at the church with Rev. Pete LeDuc officiating. Burial will follow at McInturff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association. Memories of Erma and condolences to the family may be shared at