Catherine Gattis Lockamy, age 82, passed away Tuesday April 24th in New Bern. Born in Chatham County she was a previous long-term resident of Durham; retired from Golden Belt Manufacturing Company and a long-time member of Lakewood Methodist Church.
She had moved to New Bern in 1983 to be close to her daughter and grandchildren after the death of her husband, James C. Lockamy.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 9 sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Lockamy Merchant; her son-in-law, Ted Merchant; two grandchildren, Ted Hughes Merchant Jr. and Robin Merchant Chiles, all of New Bern and two great grandchildren, Trace and Saylor.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, April 27th, in Maplewood Cemetery, Section 6. Pastor G. Barry Chambers will preside.
Friends may visit Thursday evening, April 26th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 W. Main St. in Durham.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United Hospice of Coastal Carolina 1310 Helen Avenue New Bern, NC 28560 or other charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements by Hall-Wynne Funeral Service of Durham, NC.