Frank Ray Lock, Sr., M.D.

Born: October 30, 1910 in Lockport, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Died: November 29, 1979 in Highland Beach, Florida
Buried: December 2, 1979 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 2)
Father: George Thomas Lock, Sr.
Mother: Delia Joyce Moss
Wife: Mary Frances Bonney
Married: June 26, 1937 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Children: Frank Ray Lock, Jr.
David McVrier Lock
James Bonney Lock
Delia Joyce Preston
Amelie Susan Preston
Edith Erline Preston

Delia Joyce, Amelie Susan, and Edith Erline Preston were the daughters of Delia Joyce Lock, Frank Ray Lock, Sr.'s sister, and Harry Hansell Preston, M.D.  After their parents died in 1934 and 1940, they were adopted by Mary Frances Bonney and Frank Ray Lock, Sr.

Lock services are scheduled Sunday

        Private graveside services for Dr. Frank Ray Lock of Highland Beach, Fla., and of Aiken, S. C., 69, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in Goos Cemetery under direction of Hammer Funeral Home.
        Dr. Lock died Thursday, Nov. 29, at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.
        Born in Lake Charles, Dr. Lock was the grandson of Capt. George T. Lock and Ellen Goos, pioneer settlers of old Goosport, and was the brother of the late George T. Lock III of Lake Charles.
        He spent his early life in Lake Charles and moved to Winston-Salem in 1941 where he was a member of the faculty of Bowman Gray School of Medicine. At his retirement he was head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
        In 1965, Dr. Lock was the only person ever to serve simultaneously as president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
        In 1968, he served as president of the American Gynecological Society and the South Atlantic Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He received his bachelor degree from Cornell University and his decree of medicine from Tulane University.
        He was the first president of the Bowman Gray Foundation, established in 1952 to promote education and research at the medical center.
        He was a member of the advisory editorial committee of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1953 to 1963, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1956 to 1960.
        Surviving are his wife, Mary Bonney Lock; three sons, Frank R. Lock, Jr. and David M. Lock, both of Aiken, S. C., and James B. Lock of Virginia Beach, Va.; three adopted daughters, Mrs. Amelie Preston Owens of Winston-Salem, Mrs. Charles Hipp of Charleston, S. C., and Mrs. Charles Parnell of Memphis, Tenn., and 17 grandchildren.
        The family has asked that any memorial gifts be made to the Dr. Frank Lock Professorship Fund, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C.