Genevieve P. Locke

24 September, 192017 April, 2021

Genevieve P. Locke, 100, of El Paso passed away on April 17, 2021. She was born on November 24, 1920 to John M. and Lettie Mae (Woolever) Snyder and married her sweetheart Richard James Locke on August 21, 1948.

Genevieve is survived by her daughters: Suzanne Locke, Cathy (Michael) Mansfield; sons: Gary (Kris) Locke, Tim (Tina) Locke; and grandchildren: Jordan and Justin. Her parents; spouse; five sisters, and four brothers precede her in passing.

Genevieve was a former member of the Wesley United Methodist Church; and she was an avid bowler who will be remembered for her love of watching the Chicago Bulls and Cubs. She was a very personable lady who volunteered at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and taught Sunday school at Wesley United Methodist Church and she will truly be missed by all who knew her.

A public visitation will be held Thursday April 22, 2021 at East Lawn Funeral Home, 1102 Airport Road, Bloomington with a funeral service to follow and burial afterward at East Lawn Memorial Gardens, 1002 Airport Road, Bloomington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Central Illinois or to OSF Hospice.

Special thanks to the caring staff at Evergreen and OSF Hospice.


  • Public Visitation

    Thursday, 22 April , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, 22 April , 2021


Genevieve P. Locke

have a memory or condolence to add?


25 April 2021

Suzy, Cathy, Gary, Tim (and families), so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. Ginny lived a long and good life and we can believe that Someone decided it was time she join her hubby, Dick (as we neighbors called him), in Heaven. Many precious memories came out of the early Ridge Road families interconnecting and being involved with the development of the neighborhood. May you all be blessed and comforted in your loss.

Love , Orval and Shirley Dahme

Tom Harrell

25 April 2021

So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I loved her spunk. She was a great gal. Always enjoyed arguing about baseball cub cardinal rivalry. You sure had her for a long time but that doesn’t make it any easier. My thoughts and prayers are with you guys

Mary K Ryan Brennan

24 April 2021

So many sweet memories of times together on Warner St. Sending hugs and love to all of you. Your mother touched my life in many special ways.
Mary K.

Bev Dorethy

23 April 2021

My prayers and thoughts are with all of you. So sorry for your loss.

Bev Dorethy

LUCY Croft

22 April 2021

Surrounding your family in ZUMBA love today... I will dance and dedicate the class to Genevieve and her amazing family
hugs and strength in your day