Eleanor Lockhart

Eleanor Lockhart

Wednesday, May 24th, 1939 Saturday, June 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Eleanor Joann Lockhart

Eleanor Lockhart chose to live life to her fullest and always put others before herself. She was always joyful and could see the good in everyone. We have all been blessed by her kindness and her wonderful smile, and she will be greatly missed. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her husband, children, family and friends.

Eleanor Joann Lockhart, 80, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away on June 29, 2019. She fought hard in her battle against cancer and is now at peace with our Lord.

Eleanor Lockhart was born in Mayview, Missouri on May 24, 1939. She married Robert “Bob” Lockhart on June 28, 1958. They were married 61 years. Eleanor worked with her husband and son at Marketing Financial Services. She volunteered in the Springfield Public Schools elementary libraries, Crosslines and sang in the St. John’s Chapel choir. She always enjoyed watching her children or grandchildren’s performances or sporting events.

Eleanor is survived by her husband, Robert Lockhart; children Jacki Riffey (Mark) of Missoula, Montana, Alan Lockhart (Camille) of Springfield, Shari Lockhart McKinney (Scott) of Springfield; grandchildren Alex Riffey, Jonathan Riffey, Olivia Lockhart, Kent Lockhart, and Charlie Lockhart; great grandchildren Ari and Ally Riffey; her brother John Sanders (Nancy) and loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and host of long-time friends. Eleanor is preceded in death by her parents Sam and Ella Mae Sanders, and her brother, Jeff Sanders.

Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 pm Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Greenlawn Funeral Home East. Funeral service will be held 10:30 am on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at St. John’s Chapel United Church of Christ 4344 S. Fremont Ave, Springfield, MO 65804. Private burial will be at Missouri Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to St. John’s Chapel Endowment Fund or the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Greenlawn Funeral Home East
    3540 East Seminole
    Springfield, Missouri
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    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 | 10:30am
    St. Johns Chapel United Church of Christ
    4344 S. Fremont Ave.
    Springfield, Missouri
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    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
    10:30am
  • Interment

    Missouri Veterans Cemetery
    Address Not Available

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Jeff

Eleanor is a special lady remembered, and a beautiful life honored!
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Gayla Hopson

Prayers & thinking of Bob & family. Gene & Pat Simpson
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JoAnn Buster

I will always remember kindness and her willingness to help everyone. I will cherish the times we spent together! My love goes to Bob and the family. She was so proud of her family, especially her grandkids. Tom & JoAnn Buster
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marcia4life@yahoo.com

My condolences to your family for your loss. I remember sharing time with Eleanor at many baseball games as we watched our grandsons. She is a special soul in heaven now.
Marcia Garner
Comment | Posted at 09:42am via Condolence
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Jeanne Kruger

My heartfelt sympathy to the family of this precious angel
Jeanne Kruger
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