Gene Lockett, 80, of Princeton, died at 5:25 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, 1984 at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton.

He was born April 6, 1904 in Princeton.  Lockett was a retired farmer and a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.

Preceding in his death were his parents, Louis Lockett and Arra Chavis.

Surviving are four brothers, Virgil, Lester, Fletcher and Lafayette Lockett, all of Chicago, Ill.; an aunt, Mrs Martha Smith of Princeton; an uncle, Squire Simmons of Patoka; a cousin, Marion Manuel of Princeton; and several nieces, nephews and cousin.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kendall Funeral Home, 520 S. Main St., Princeton, with the Rev. Floyd Edwards officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Patoka.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Friday.