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Remembering Civil Rights Activist Ida Mae Walker Lockard

Posted on: 6:46 pm, June 13, 2013, by , updated on: 06:47pm, June 13, 2013

Ida Mae Walker Lockard

(Memphis, TN) Visitation ceremonies were held for a woman who fought for equality during the height of the Civil Rights Movement Thursday.

Mrs. Ida Mae Walker Lockard, widow of the late Memphis Civil Rights leader and Criminal Court Judge Hosea T. Lockard, is dead.

Lockard and her husband worked together with the Memphis chapter of the NAACP during the height of the movement in the 1950s and 60s.

Mrs. Lockard was 91.