Mrs. Ludie Jane Oxendine Locklear, 94, of 42 Waltman Drive, was born March 29, 1920 and departed this life on Monday, June 23, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband: Mr. Lee Alfred Locklear; her parents: Mr. Hubbard Lowery and Ms. Rose Oxendine; her brothers: Mr. Rudolph Oxendine, Mr. Marlboro Oxendine, and Mr. Richard L. Oxendine; a sister; Ms. Libbie Lowery; and a grandson: Mr. Troy Micah Locklear.
Mrs. Locklear was a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church. She was a Sunday School teacher and was a dedicated church member for many years.
The funeral will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Mt. Airy Baptist Church with the Revs: Steve Strickland and Mike Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Locklear leaves to cherish her memory a son: Mr. Walter Lee Locklear Sr.; three daughters: Mrs. Judy Waltman Dial (Terry Dial), Ms. Easther E. Locklear, and Mrs. Reba Locklear Atkins (Richard Atkins); and beloved as a daughter: Mrs. Ethel Gail Locklear (Bobby Locklear); 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.