A community newsletter serving New Melle, Defiance, Augus​ta, Marthasville, Dutzow​​ a​nd surrounding areas.


Barbara Locke

Barbara Locke, of Defiance, MO, passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the age of 67.

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Cherished daughter of the late Wilbert and Alma Weeks; devoted mother of Jeremy (Sarah Broadbear) Locke; dear sister of Joseph Weeks, Pamela Carlson, Mary McKinnon, the late Nancy Shinstock and the late Jackie Weeks.

Barbara dedicated 35 years of her life to the United States Post Office, displaying unwavering commitment and love for her work. Her industrious spirit and passion were evident to all who knew her. Beyond her professional life, Barbara's true joy came from her family, with a special devotion to her son, Jeremy. Her memory will forever be cherished, and she will be greatly missed by those fortunate enough to have known her.