ERNESTINE LOCKETT, 69, entered heaven's gate on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021. Born Feb. 1, 1952, in Humboldt, Tenn., she was a daughter of Johnnie Mae (Rowsey) Lockett-Strack and Ernest Lockett. "Tine", as she was affectionately called by family and friends, was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for those closest to her, especially for the holidays. Tine's family and friends were her passion, and she will be missed dearly by all. Tine leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Candy (Randy) Gee; one son, Steven Lockett; one grandchild, A'dia Gibson; six sisters, Brenda Nelson, Kay Martin, Patricia Lockett-Rencher, Rebecca (Robert) Nellum, Carolyn Banks, and Brenda Coleman-Lockett; one brother, Ernest Lee (Claudette) Lockett; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her beloved mother, Johnnie Mae Lockett-Strack; father, Ernest Lockett; and sisters, Eddie Fay Johnson and Shirley Lockett. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday at True Love Baptist Church, with visitation one hour prior. Arrangements by Community Funeral Care Carmichael Chapel.