William G. Locke

Published 4:29 pm Monday, June 16, 2014

William G. (Bill) Locke, 91, of Clanton, passed away June 15.

He was born Jan. 5, 1923, in Jackson County, the son of the late William W. Locke and the late Mary Ann Cox Locke.

He was a bus driver for the Birmingham Transit Company.

He was also a Veteran of WWII in the U.S. Army Air Corp.

He survived by his sons, Grady Wayne Locke (Carol) of Oklahoma City, Okla., Emmett Terry Locke (Kay) of Clanton; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sadie Mae Locke; parents, William W. and Marry Ann Locke and siblings.

Friends will be received from 10-11 a.m. June 17 at Highland Baptist Church.

Services will be held June 17 at 11 a.m. at Highland Baptist Church with Bro. Robert Griffin officiating.

Interment will follow in Liberty Hill Baptist Cemetery in Clanton.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

You may leave online condolences for the family on the guest registry at www.martinfuneralhomeinc.com.