AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Lessie Lockhart Sr., 75, of Friar Lane, Augusta died July 14, 2002, Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20, 2002, at 1 p.m at the First Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Augusta, with Rev. Andrew Johnson and Rev. Dr. Sam Davis officiating. Burial in Eden Baptist Church Cemetery, Louisville with military honors. Mr. Lockhart, a native of Jefferson County, lived in Augusta since 1956. He retired from V.A. Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital. He was a member of the Mount Moriah Baptist Church. Survivors include a devoted former wife, Iris Lockhart, Augusta; his children, Lessie (Rose) Lockhart Jr., Jesse Lockhart and Brenda Jones of Flordia; Paul Lockhart, Leon Lockhart and Pamela Garnett of Augusta; devoted and loving son-in-law, Calvin Garnett of Augusta; siblings, Verdree (Louise) Lockhart, Ethel Jordan and Fred Lockhart Jr. of Atlanta; Lucille (Johnny) Cunningham of Louisville, Agnes Wiggins, Flordia.; and Bernice (Rufus) Lewis of Augusta; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren.
The Augusta Chronicle July 18, 2002