The following obituary was submitted to Gloucester Township Patch by Earle Funeral Home:
Muriel J. Locke (nee Jones) of Mullica Hill, NJ, formerly a longtime resident of Blackwood, NJ, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 25, 2012, at the age of 76 years. Beloved wife of E. Frank Locke Sr. for 55 years. Loving mother of Nancy Hart (Mike) of Daleville, VA, E. Frank Locke, Jr. (Judy) of Monroeville, NJ, and Pam Tozour (Frank) of Pitman, NJ. Proud grandmother of Rachel, Lexi, Frank, Stephen, Daniel, Luke and Julie. Dear sister of the late William I. Jones and the late Richard H. Jones.
Muriel was a longtime employee of West Jersey Health System (Camden and Voorhees locations) where she worked as an RN in the premature infant nursery. She was a talented artist, and a member of the Pine Shores Art Association, Manahawkin, NJ. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother whose priority was her family. She was loved by all, and will be sadly missed.
Viewing will be Saturday, Sept. 29, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Earle Funeral Home, 122 W. Church St., Blackwood, NJ, where a prayer service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Cemetery, Washington Township, NJ. Contributions in her memory would be appreciated to Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Condolences may be viewed/posted at the Earle Funeral Home website.