Mrs. Dorothy Locklear, 97, of Cabinet Shop Road, was born July 15, 1917 and departed this life on Monday, September 15, 2014 at Edwin Morgan Center in Laurinburg. She is preceded in death by her husband: Mr. Whize Locklear; her parents: Mr. Robert and Mrs. Lucy Tyler Oxendine; a brother: Mr. Robert Oxendine Jr.; and two sisters: Ms. Muriel Oxendine and Ms. Willo Dean Strickland.
The funeral will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Beulah Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Locklear is survived by two sons: Mr. Larry Locklear and Mr. Huel Locklear, both of Rowland; three grandchildren: Chris, Joy, and Jan; two sisters: Ms. Betty O. Brooks of Pembroke and Ms. Nellie O. Hunt of Rowland; and brothers: Mr. Clavin Oxendine of Maxton, Mr. Hallman Oxendine (Florance) of Rowland, Mr. James Earl Oxendine (Myrtle) of Rowland, Mr. Ronald Dean Oxendine of Maxton, Mr. Gennett Locklear (Dizzy) of Rowland, Mr. Gennel Lowery (Walter) of Laurinburg; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Beulah Baptist Church.