Mrs. Alene Locklear Emanuel, 82, of Maxton was born October 2, 1929 to the late Mr. John Wesley & Mrs. Ella Locklear and departed this life to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 26, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her brothers: Mr. Alton Locklear, Mr. James Wesley Locklear and Mr. Charles Wesley Locklear and two sisters: Ms. Burline Locklear and Ms. Judy Lane Locklear.
The funeral will be conducted 12:00 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2012, at Sycamore Hill Freewill Holiness Church with the Revs: Eddie Carter and Kip Woods officiating. Burial will follow in the Sycamore Hill Church Cemetery.
Surviving are her husband of 63 years: Mr. David Columbus Emanuel of the home; four sons: Mr. David Emanuel, Jr.(Cathy), Mr. Jerry Emanuel(Carol), Mr. Johnny Ray Emanuel(Lisa) all of Maxton and Mr. Brian Keith Emanuel(Tammy) of Spartanburg, SC; two daughters: Ms. Barbara Ann Patrick and Rose Marie Locklear both of Maxton; a brother: Mr. Amon Locklear of Rowland; seventeen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, her care-giver of six years: Ms. Sue Hunt and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Saturday, January 28, 2012, at Sycamore Hill Freewill Holiness Church.