LaFern Locke Moss


LaFern Locke Moss was born Aug. 22, 1934, near Wetumka, Okla. to Jack P. and Syble Locke. She passed from this life on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Oklahoma City, Okla. at the age of 84.
LaFern graduated from Midwest City High School in 1953 and worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. for five years. On April 6, 1957 she married the man of her dreams, Clarence L. Moss, at Glenwood Baptist Church in Midwest City, Okla. After several years as a homemaker she went to work as a media assistant at John Adams Elementary School in Oklahoma for 28 years. She retired in 2001. LaFern and Clarence are members of Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City.
LaFern is preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Louie Locke and Orval Locke.
She is survived by her loving husband, Clarence L. Moss, daughters and sons-in-law, Lou Ann and Mike Moore and Sharon and Kerry West; three grandsons and their wives, Andrew and Jessi Moore, Adam and Laura Moore, Austin and Lanie Moore, four great-grandchildren and her sister, Delores Walker.
Visitation for Mrs. Moss is being held at Crawford Funeral Service, 610 NW 178th St. Edmond, OK, on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 from 2 to 6 p.m. with the family to receive friends at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., and Monday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at the funeral home chapel with burial to proceed at Ft. Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, Okla. To read the full obituary, please visit
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Published on February 8, 2019
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