Mrs. Christine Carter Locklear, 76, of 465 Lonnie Farm Road, was born December 17, 1936 to the late Mr. John L. & Mrs. Mary E. Carter and made her heavenly journey home on Saturday, March 9, 2013. He was also preceded in death by a brother: Mr. John Louis Carter.
Mrs. Christine will forever be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She dedicated her life to raising and providing for her three sons. She was a teacher for three years at Prospect School and she worked in the Accounting Office at Pembroke State University for 28 years. Mrs. Christine was instrumental in the development of the family company, Lonnie Locklear, Jr. & Sons where she served as the Office Manager for 14 years before retirement. She will be forever loved and missed by her family, until we are forever reunited in Heaven.
The funeral service will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Mt. Airy Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Airy Church Cemetery.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 55 years: Mr. Lonnie Locklear, Jr.; three sons: Mr. Kelly Lorenzo Locklear, Mr. Trent Andre’ Locklear(Debra), Mr. Maurice Pierre Locklear(Kelly Sue); ten grandchildren; one great-grandchild and one on the way; five sisters: Mrs. Adrene C. Locklear, Ms. Mazalene C. Dusan, Mrs. Regina C. Locklear, Ms. Delores C. Jones and Ms. Olene C. Sampson; two brothers: Mr. Truex Vail Carter and Mr. Lex Anderson Carter and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.