Thomas Crayton Locke

Published 5:03 pm Friday, April 10, 2015

Funeral service for Mr. Thomas Crayton Locke, 86, of Alexander City, will be April 11 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Radney Funeral Home.

Dr. Joe Turner and the Rev. Bill Stinson will officiate

Burial will follow in Hillview Memorial Park.

The family received friends on April 10 from 5-8 p.m. at Radney Funeral Home

Mr. Locke passed away on April 8 at Russell Medical Center.

He was born on April 24, 1928, in Tallapoosa County, Alabama to James Matthew Locke and Leila Mae Walls Locke

He was married to Lois Adams Locke for 68 years

He was a deacon for many years and a member of First Baptist Church

Mr. Locke loved his family very much and was very protective of them

He was a well known paint contractor and took pride in his workMr. Locke loved being outside, boating or riding his jet ski on Lake Martin and going to the cabin at Hatchett Creek.

He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Diane Turner (John), of Alexander City; grandson, John Thomas Turner, Jr. (Tamara) of Alexander City; great-grandson, Braxton Locke Turner of Alexander City; sisters-in-law, Betty Jones of Clanton and Hilda Adams of Alexander City; brother-in-law, Jay Adams (Shirley) of Riverside; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and two brothers.

The family will accept flowers or memorial contributions may be made to one’s favorite charity.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at

Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.