Obituary of Sharon L. (Parnell) Locke
Sharon L. (Parnell) Locke, age 78, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Hillcrest Memorial Park and under the direction of Griffin~Hillcrest of Ardmore, Okla.
Sharon was born on May 22, 1940, to Ewing Ross Parnell Sr. and Lillie Audrey (Coyle) Parnell at Oklahoma City, Okla. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic School there. Sharon married Henry “Hank” Locke on December 15, 1962, at Ardmore. She worked as a nurse at Ardmore Veterans’ Home for over 40 years before she retired. She loved watching pro-wrestling, horse racing, and gambling at the casinos. Sharon will be remembered for her stubbornness.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Locke, son, Robert Rogers Jr., daughter, Gloria Faulkner, and three sisters.
Sharon is survived by her son, Levi Locke, three grandchildren: Robert “Robby” Rogers III and wife, Brandy, Lajauna “Turkey” Sanchez and family friend Mose Love, and Anthony “Toby” Sanchez. Five great-grandchildren: Cydnee Payne-Windham and husband Casey, Catherine Sanchez, Azlin Sanchez, Tyler Rogers, and Gerome Cohee. One great-great-grandchild, Jordan Windham, and brother, Ewing Parnell Jr.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, February 26, 2019, at Griffin~ Hillcrest Funeral Home.