Gladys Irene Lockley
Gladys Irene Lockley
  • September 16, 1932 - February 24, 2017
  • Garland, Texas

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Gladys Irene Lockley, 84, passed away peacefully at her home in Garland on February 24, 2017. She was born on September 16, 1932 to Moss and Bessie (Keith) Kines in Van Zandt County, TX.

Gladys was a homemaker until her children were all in school, but then ambitiously went to cosmetology school and became an instructor for many years at Isabell’s Beauty College in Dallas. Upon retirement she lovingly helped to raise many of her grandchildren. Gladys loved to travel and camp, and was able to do this all over the United States with both her children and grandchildren. Affectionately known as “Grandmommy” by her grandchildren, her family was one of her greatest pleasures in life. She was also an accomplished seamstress and made quilts for all of her loved ones. She also enjoyed crocheting and made every newborn caps, booties and blankets. Gladys was a Christian by faith and attended Orchard Hills Baptist Church for many years.

Preceding her in death are her parents Moss and Bessie Kines; great-grandson Gavin Lockley and brothers: Mossie Lee Kines, Marvin Kines, William Earl Kines, Roy Donald Kines, Charles Kines and Ed Kines.

Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 66 years, A.T. Lockley of Garland; children: Cathy Blattman and husband, John of Terrell, Susan Lockley of Garland, Marla Hill and husband, David of Garland, and Alan Lockley of Garland; grandchildren: Aimee Harrison and husband, Scott of Garland, Alana Sinise and husband, Anthony of Garland, Alan Lockley, Jr. and wife, Sarah of Austin; great-grandchildren: Caitlyn, Zachary, Shelby and Abigail; brother Manual Kines of Crandall; sisters-in-law Jean Kines of Canton and Dorothy Kines of Dallas; brothers-in-law Alton Lockley and wife, Brenda of Terrell and Eddie Lockley of Elmo; a host of extended family members and friends that will miss her dearly.

Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Terrell. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Anderson-Clayton Chapel, followed by interment at Oakland Cemetery in Terrell.

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