Lucy Dorothy (Lockett) Wilson
By Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory
May 25, 2019
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Howe, Texas -- Lucy Dorothy (Lockett) Wilson, 100, of Howe passed from this life into eternal life on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Wilson was born in Maple (Van Alstyne area) on September 19, 1918 as the youngest daughter of 13 children of Winfield and Slimmer (Dunnham) Lockett.  She attended Van Alstyne and Burk schools.  Reverend A. W. Yell married her and Willie “Bill” Wilson, son of Jefferson and Ida (Sailing) Wilson, on September 14, 1936 at the First Christian Church of Howe.  They had two children – Kenneth Wilson of Howe and the former Barbara (Wilson) Mudrick of Paris, Tennessee.

Wilson worked for the Van Alstyne schools before retiring from Burlington Industries in Sherman. After retiring she continued to work at both the Howe SNAP Center and First United Methodist Church of Howe for many years.  Her life was dedicated to God and to her family.  She was a longtime member of the FUMC of Howe.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her devoted husband of more than 70 years, siblings and one grandson, Gary Wilson, formally of Weatherford.  She is survived by her son and was blessed to be an adored MawMaw of her five remaining grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 at the Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory at 637 West Van Alstyne Parkway in Van Alstyne.  Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29 at the First United Methodist Church of Howe at 810 North Denny Street in Howe.  Rev. Zack Landis of the church will officiate.  An interment will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Sherman.  Family and friends are invited to join the family at the FUMC of Howe for a luncheon following services. Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons: Michael Mudrick of Willis; Kenneth Wilson, II, David Wilson and William Wilson all of Howe; Nathaniel “Nate” Wilson and Cecil Scott both of Bells.