, 2022-11-12 13:27:59,
Joan Mary Lockwood, 88, died November 8, 2022, at Brookdale Senior
Living, Great Bend, Kansas. She was born January 16, 1934, on the
family farm near Burr Oak, Jewell County, Kansas, the daughter of Henry
Simon and Daisy Margaret (Niceschwander) Heskett. In 1952, Joan
graduated from Burr Oak High School.
On December 16, 1960, she married Gerald “Jerry” Lockwood at the
Methodist Church in Stockton, Kansas. While in Stockton, Joan first
worked as a clerk of the court and later served as Judge – pro tem for
Rooks County. Jerry and Joan moved to Wichita, Ks; here she was
employed at the Sedgwick county courthouse. While living in Wichita they
had two sons Kevin and Kenton. In 1971 the family moved to Great Bend,
Ks. where Jerry, Joan and partners opened Parts, Inc. She worked there
as the Office Manager for many years.
Her pastimes included collecting antiques and glassware, crocheting,
and researching family genealogy. She was a fabulous cook, enjoyed
dancing and especially adored horses. She was an accomplished rider from
childhood. She would share stories of taking her younger siblings
along to school. Three kids on a gentle horse trotting down the road.
Later in life horsepower was redefined. Joan enjoyed driving her bright
yellow 69 Super Sport 396 Camaro. Her boys remember the roar of her
Camaro and the taillights as she headed off to visit family in
Survivors include two sons; Kevin Lockwood and wife Wendy, and Kenton
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