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Naomi “Pearl” Austin Locke

Friday, October 6, 2023
Naomi “Pearl” Austin Loc

Naomi “Pearl” Austin Locke, age 88, of Tomball, Texas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, October 1, 2023, in Tomball, Texas.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 10:00AM, Saturday, October 7, 2023, at the McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews, TX with Pastor Kevin Bushart officiating. A burial will follow at the Andrews County West Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00PM-8:00PM, Friday, October 6, 2023, at McNett Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the personal care of Mc-Nett Funeral Home.

Pearl was born on December 12, 1934, in Panhandle, TX, to George and Edith Austin. She attended Lubbock high school and graduated in 1952. After graduation she briefly attended Texas Tech University and worked for the FHA in Lubbock. During that time, she met Bob Newell, and they married in 1954. They spent 8 years together until his passing in 1962. Pearl met her second husband Joel Locke, and they married in December of 1963. In 1971, they moved to Andrews, TX, where Pearl worked in Real Estate for many years. She always had high ambitions and set out to open Pearl Locke Realtors. With her success she then opened Century 21 Realtors, then merged with Sheila Tom Properties. She had a passion for helping people find and sell homes in Andrews. Pearl and Joel spent 29 years together until his passing in 1992. She then met Cas Barnett and they married in November of 1994. Pearl and Cas spent 11 years together until his passing in 2005.

Pearl enjoyed being with her family and friends, going to Las Vegas, and always had a special place in her heart for her grandchildren. She loved all people and was a very happy person throughout her life. She always had a smile on her face and will be deeply missed by many.

She is survived by her children: Lance Locke and wife Debi of Merrimack, NH; Brad Locke of Tomball, TX; Randal Locke of Aubrey, TX; Joe Bob Locke and wife Donna of Lubbock, TX; Patti Bradstreet and husband Clifford of Wheeler, TX and Debbie Hampton and husband Jeff of Amarillo, TX; brother: Walter Austin of Colorado Springs, CO.; 15 grandkids: Clifton Lee Bradstreet of Canyon, TX; Angela Bradstreet of Wayne, OK; Kalli Luther of Panhandle, TX; Shawn Bradstreet of Stratford, OK; Jerald Locke or Lubbock, TX; Justin Locke of Lubbock, TX; Jason Hampton of Amarillo, TX; Dustin Hampton of Amarillo, TX; Nicki Coulter of Midland, TX; Alecia Callahan of Milford, NH; Derek Locke of Merrimack, NH; Brian Locke of Sherman, TX; Desiree Locke of Hudson, NH; Brian Beach of Bow, NH; and Steve Moore of Oak Point, TX; and 20 great grandchildren.

Pearl is preceded in death by her 3 husbands: Bob Newell; Joel Locke; and Cas Barrnett; and her parents: George and Edith Austin.