Mrs. Elizabeth “Bea” Lockhart, age 89, of
Manchester, TN, passed from this life on Sunday, May 8, 2022, in
Miss Bea was born in Hopkinsville, KY, to her late parents Orson Thompson
Cary and Hazel Reynolds Cary. Elizabeth Lockhart, Miss Bea, Grandma, Mom
came to know the Lord in her thirties so she had some catching up to do.
She served the Lord from that day on with all her heart and soul. She
influenced the lives of countless children through her ministry at First
Church of the Nazarene. She served at Good Samaritan helping families with
food, clothing, financial support for many years. She brought several young
women into her home at various times to provide for them and love on them.
She loved big. Her last years at MacArthur Manor were tough but she loved
on the staff and they loved on her. Many, many times over the last months
you could hear the words, I Love you More! And in her heart she did. In
addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don
Lockhart; daughter, Brenda Farless, grandson, Stacey Lee Floyd.
Miss Bea is survived by daughters, Patricia Stewart and Donna Foster;
sisters, Zoraida Adler and Pauline Hampton; 8 grandchildren, 18 great
grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, from
6:00pm until 8:00pm at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, TN. Funeral
services will be conducted on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 1:00pm from the
chapel of Central Funeral Home with Elbert Smith officiating. Burial will
follow in Fredonia Cemetery in Coffee County.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital.
Central Funeral Home is honored to serve the Lockhart family, 931-723-7774,