PORT ARTHUR — Wilford Lockett, 88 of Port Arthur passed away on Monday, April 23, 2012 at St. Mary Hospital. Wilford was born on December 3, 1923 to the late Wallace and Laura Lockett in Four Corners, Louisiana. He lived in Port Arthur for more than 71 years. For 61 years, he was the devoted husband of the late Ellen Rose Fontenot Lockett. Wilford retired from Ameripol-Synpol as a senior technician. He was a faithful member of the Thomas Blvd. Church of Christ. For fifty years, he was the dedicated financial secretary. He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted daughter Laura Marie Lockett and grandson Desryl Lockett Henton. He leaves one sister, Celestine (Tarlton) Nico of Four Corners, LA; two sisters-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation will be Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Gabriel Funeral Home Chapel and from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Thomas Blvd., Church of Christ. Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at the church with Bro. Jerry Taylor officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.