Cumberland Times-News

May 15, 2013


Cumberland Times-News

— SANFORD, N.C. — Johann Catherine (Lockard) Andrews, 81, of Sanford, N.C., formerly of Ridgeley, W.Va., died Friday, May 10, 2013, at home.

Born July 24, 1931, in Ridgeley, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Christopher Lockard and Dana Ellen (Rhodes) Lockard. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Andrews; two brothers, Charles J. Lockard and Ronald P. Lockard and a sister, Eloise Shepherd.

Johann was a graduate of Ridgeley High School, class of 1950. She retired from Memorial Hospital, where she had been a surgical technician. Mrs. Andrews had belonged to SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children, Pamela Twigg and husband Greg, of Sanford, N.C., Paula Wilson, of Cumberland, Peggy Wagoner and husband Dave, of Winchester, Va., Jack Andrews and wife Alexandra, of Bedford, Pa., Penny Anwar and husband Najeb, of Stephens City, Va. and James Andrews and wife Sheila, of Ridgeley; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Chris Lockard and wife Carol, of Cumberland and one sister, Marion Barnes, of Cumberland.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Saturday, May 18, 2013, from noon to 2 p.m.

The funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 2 p.m. with Father Mike Lecias officiating.

Entombment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 108 Byte Drive, Suite 103, Frederick, MD 21702.

Condolences to the family may be posted after Mrs. Andrews’ obituary at