Rena Lockwood

Obituary of Rena M. Lockwood

Rena M. Lockwood


HAMMONDSVILLE - Rena M. Lockwood, 93, of Hammondsville, passed away Monday, August 31, 2020, at her home.


She was born May 10, 1927, in Hammondsville, the daughter of the late Fred and Annie (McCarty) Oliver. In addition to her parents, Rena was preceded in death on January 15, 1984, by her first husband, Harold Ketchum, whom she married April 6, 1947, and on May 15, 2015, by her second husband, Jim Lockwood, whom she married May 23, 1987. Rena was also preceded in death by two brothers.


Rena graduated from Irondale High School in 1945. She was employed for thirty years as a clerk at Paisley's Market in Irondale and then at Russell's Mini Mart in Wellsville for twenty years. Rena was a member of the Eastern Stars and also served for fifty-three years on the election board for Jefferson County. She was a member of Hammondsville United Methodist Church.


Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Johnson of Hammondsville; one son, Scott Ketchum of Hammondsville; three grandchildren: Briana, Michael, and Jessica; and three great-grandchildren. 

A private service will be held at Hammondsville Cemetery with Pastor Dan Crowe officiating.


Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsville is entrusted with Rena's arrangements.


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Hammondsville Cemetery
St. Rt. 213
Hammondsville, Ohio, United States
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