Linda R. Lockwood, 78, of Connersville, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Reid Health in Richmond, Indiana. She was born on March 16, 1943, in Richmond, and is the daughter of the late Wilson “Bud” Abner and Zola Ethel Baine Abner.

Linda was a member of the Connersville Moose Lodge and the Red Hat Society. She was also very active with the Fayette County Senior Center in the Thrift Store and with transportation. She was a member of Higher Praise Worship Center. Together with her daughters, she owned her own thrift store, called the Unique Boutique in Cambridge City. Linda’s favorite way to spend her time was with her family, especially her grandkids and great grandkids.

She is survived by two daughters, Tonya (William Jr.) Rogers, of Connersville, and Melissa (Keith) Gulley, of Auburndale, Florida; her son, Eric Christopher Sheets, of Florida; her brother, Mark Abner, of Muncie; a brother-in-law, Archie Goins; nine grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Lockwood, who passed in 1999; a daughter, Angela Beth Brown; her sister, Pat Goins, and her brother, Terry Abner.

Per Linda’s wishes, a private Celebration of Life will be held by her family. Urban Winkler Funeral home is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. To sign the online guestbook or send the family a personal message, please visit¬†