Marie Eileen Albright Lockhart, 81, of Roanoke, VA., passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2009. She was born March 25, 1928, to the late J. Carl Albright and Florence Lipp Albright. She was also predeceased by a brother, Howard Albright. Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Paul E. Lockhart; three daughters, Judith Ann Abugelis and husband, Thomas, of Chocorua, N.H., Joanne Blankenship and husband, Stephen, of Troutville, and Brenda Yearout and husband, Ronald, of Roanoke; grandchildren, Bradley Alan Blankenship and Paul Thomas Yearout; and two greatgrandchildren, Christopher Stephen Blankenship and Alan John (A.J.) Blankenship. A memorial service celebrating Eileen's life [was] conducted 11 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2009, at the East Gate Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Shannon Harris and the Rev. George Stevenson [officiated]. Burial [was] private. The family [received] friends Thursday, May 14, 2009, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lotz Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations [were requested to be] made in memory of Eileen to the Lasting Legacy Fund at the East Gate Church of the Nazarene, 2002 East Gage Ave., N.E., Roanoke, Va. 24012.
Author: Roanoke (VA) Times
Contributed By: Lena Sullivan
Copyright: Roanoke Times, May 2009