Reinhart, Willie E.

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Willie E. Reinhart, of Newport News, quietly slipped away to be with her Lord Wednesday, August 29, 2007. She was 98 years old. Willie was born in Narrows, Va.

She was preceded in death by both her husband, Clarence George Reinhart; and their only child, Rosemary Lockard. She was known by those who loved her as Aunt Bea, Bill, or Ma-Ma. She moved to Hampton in 1973 where she resided with her daughter. She spent the last years of her life in the home of her grandson, George (Ted) Lockard. She was a remarkable woman and a devoted Christian member of First United Methodist Church of Foxhill and loved her Sunday school and Circle friends. Despite many difficult times, she lived her life with quiet dignity and grace.

Her grandsons survive her, George (Ted) Lockard of Newport News and William A. Lockard, III of Hampton; their spouses, Jill and Maria; and four greatgrandchildren, Lindsay, Sydney, Brittany, and Billy. She also leaves behind siblings who reside in Hampton, Richmond, and Narrows, Va.

An informal graveside service will be conducted at Fairview Cemetery in Narrows, Va. on Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 3 p.m. Services will be conducted by the Reverend Wayne Monroe. Cremation Society of Virginia, Newport News office is assisting the family.