Sylvester Lockhart

Published 11:25 am Friday, April 15, 2011

PORT GIBSON — Sylvester Lockhart died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Promise Hospital of Vicksburg. He was 67.

Mr. Lockhart was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvester and Della Lockhart; one brother, T.C. Lofton; and two sisters, Elgia Burks and Clausell Buckley.

He is survived by his wife, Lois Lockhart of Port Gibson; one son, Steven Norwood of Las Vegas; two daughters, Sandra Craft of Mount Olive and Tiffany Dorsey of Hermanville; three brothers, Ernest Williams of Albany, N.Y., Roxie Lockhart of Jacksonville, Fla., and John Earl Lockhart of Magee; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends, including Bennie Little of Port Gibson and Roland Lewis of Dallas.

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Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s M.B. Church in Magee with the Rev. Larry Bouie officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 today at Thompson Funeral Home in Port Gibson with family hour from 6 until 8 and at the church Saturday from 10 a.m until the service.