Mrs. Bertha “Tally” Oxendine Jacobs, 83, of 5077 Elrod Road, was born April 28, 1932 and died Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. She was preceded in death by her parents: Mr. Lacy Lee & Mrs. Cordia Oxendine; her husband: Mrs. Lacy Jacobs; six brothers: Mr. Levi Oxendine, Mr. Lacy Lee Oxendine, Jr., Mr. Daniel W. Oxendine, Mr. Roscoe Oxendine, Mr. Fletcher Oxendine and newborn baby boy; three sisters: Ms. Cora Lee O. Locklear, Mr. Pachan O. Locklear, and Ms. Lucy M. Emanuel and her son-in-law: Mr. Freddie L. Hammonds.
The funeral will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 27, 2015, at Willards Chapel Church with the Revs: Jimmy Strickland, Lockie Carter and Bro. Joe Otten officiating. Burial will follow in the Willards Chapel Church Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters: Mrs. Rosie L. Hammonds of the home and Mrs. Vergie Locklear(Charles) of Rowland; four grandchildren: Windy Strickland(Timmy) of Rowland, John C. Hammonds(Shane Marshall) of Rowland, Stoney Locklear of Rowland and Dawn L. Strong(Anthony) of Charlotte; eleven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; three brothers: Mr. Claude Oxendine of Florida, Mr. Edward Oxendine of Lumberton and Mr. Charles Oxendine of Rowland; three sisters: Ms. Christine Locklear of Pembroke, Ms. Mary F. Oxendine of Maxton and Ms. Mary Alice O. Jacobs of High Point and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends beginning at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Willards Chapel Church. Services entrusted to Locklear & Son Funeral Home.