Mrs. Margaret Deese Locklear, 92, of 226 Elrod Road, was born September 30, 1921 and died Sunday, October 27, 2013, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband: Mr. Floyd Locklear, Jr.; her parents: Mr. Shaw & Mrs. Margie Brooks Deese; a son: Mr. Jackie Locklear; three daughters: Ms. Lucy Locklear, Mrs. Deanna Hunt and Ms. Joyce Locklear; five brothers: Mr. Samuel Deese, Mr. Herb Deese, Mr. Tommy Deese, Mr. John D. Deese and Mr. Charlie Deese and a sister: Mrs. Margie Locklear.
The funeral will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Bakers Chapel Baptist Church with the Revs: Lindbergh Chavis and Jim Merkel officiating. Burial will follow in the White Hill Church Cemetery.
Surviving are four sons: Mr. R.L. Locklear and Mr. Sebastian Locklear both of Maxton, Mr. John R. Locklear and Mr. Stilton Locklear both of Fairmont; five daughters: Ms. Betty Oxendine of the home, Ms. Margie Hunt, Ms. Margaret Britt both of Fairmont, Mrs. Jeannie Freeman of Maxton and Mrs. Erica McMillan of Pembroke; twenty-eight grandchildren; fifty-seven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren and a legacy of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.