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Phyllis Jean Locke

December 1, 1933 - May 18, 2017
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Phyllis Jean Locke, 83, of Paris, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 22nd at the Open Air Chapel of Evergreen Cemetery with Dr. Ed Schaeffer officiating. The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mrs. Locke, the daughter of Dick & Cora Virginia “Jo” Parker Campbell, was born Dec. 1, 1933, in Paris. She graduated from Paris High School in 1951, and Paris Junior College. Phyllis was a class officer her senior year at Paris High School and was always active in class reunions. She...

Phyllis Jean Locke, 83, of Paris, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Paris Regional Medical Center.

Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 22nd at the Open Air Chapel of Evergreen Cemetery with Dr. Ed Schaeffer officiating. The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Locke, the daughter of Dick & Cora Virginia “Jo” Parker Campbell, was born Dec. 1, 1933, in Paris.

She graduated from Paris High School in 1951, and Paris Junior College. Phyllis was a class officer her senior year at Paris High School and was always active in class reunions.

She taught kindergarten in Garland for several years and worked a number of years at Sears in Paris. Her career at the J. C. Penny Corporate Offices in Plano spanned more than thirty years before her retirement.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Paris, the Red Hat Society, was a volunteer at Paris Regional Medical Center and a volunteer reader at elementary schools.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Weldon D. Locke, on March 26, 2010, her father, Dick Campbell, her mother & step-father, Jo & Felix Cunningham, and a brother, Herbert Campbell.

Survivors include a daughter, Jan Blankenship & husband Johnny of Royse City, a grandson, Greg Strawn & wife Kelsey of Tyler, two great grandchildren, Brycen Strawn and Sealey Strawn, a sister, Carol Dollins & husband George of Paris, a brother, Richard Campbell of Paris along with several nieces & nephews and a plethora of friends.



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"To Jan and family: Our prayers go out to you and family for the loss of your sweet mom. Phyllis was my mother's 'matron of honor' in my parents (Tom &..." Keith & Donna (Sanders) Blanton (White Oak, TX)

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