Carrie Ann Alderson Locke

July 29, 1938 ~ May 6, 2022

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Mrs. Carrie Ann Alderson Locke, 83, died Friday, May 6, 2022, at her home in Oxford, MS. The funeral will be Monday, May 9, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. at North Oxford Baptist Church with Rev. David Sullivan and Dr. Morris Baker officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 12:30 P.M. until service time. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Locke was born in Oxford, MS to the late Vettra and Louise Alderson. She worked as an analyst for the Department of Treasury – Internal Revenue Service. As a member of North Oxford Baptist Church, she thoroughly enjoyed her Grace Sunday school class. Through the church, Mrs. Locke participated in various mission trips. She was the epitome of serving others, always putting everyone’s needs ahead of her own, willing to lend a helping hand wherever needed. Mrs. Locke expressed her love through inviting hugs, that left feelings of warmth and care long after they ended. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Johnson and her brothers, Harry Alderson and George “Brother” Alderson.

Mrs. Locke is survived by her beloved husband, Jerry Mac Locke, Sr. of Oxford, MS; her sons, Jerry Locke, Jr. and his wife, Patty of Oxford, MS and Walter Locke and his wife, Kim of Oxford, MS; sisters, Sue Brown of Oxford, MS and Sylvia Jenkins of Southaven, MS; her brother, The Honorable Glenn Alderson, Sr. of Oxford, MS; as well as eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Expressions of sympathy or memorial contributions in Mrs. Locke’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or online at, Clear Creek Cemetery Fund, 46 County Road 313, Oxford, MS 38655, or to a charity of your choice.


Monday, May 9, 2022 12:30PM – 2:00PM

North Oxford Baptist Church
304 County Road 101
Oxford, MS 38655


Monday, May 9, 2022 2:00PM – 12:00AM

North Oxford Baptist Church
304 County Road 101
Oxford, MS 38655

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  1. Dear Locke family, one of the saddest things someone can experience is the death of a loved one. Did you know the Bible compares death to sleep? (Psalms 13:3) Just as a person who is asleep is unaware of what is happening around him, the dead are not conscious of anything. There is a promise of hope in the Bible. Our loving God has promised to awaken the dead, as if from sleep, and give them life again. Acts 24:15 says, “There is going to be a resurrection.” The bible offers comfort for those who are grieving and I hope this brings you comfort as well.


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