Ms. Martha Ree Locklear, 70, of 638 McArthur Road, Maxton, was born February 24, 1945 in Robeson County to the late Ms. Helen A. Locklear and Mr. Warren L. McMillan. She entered the presence of our Lord Friday, January 1, 2016, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. She was also preceded in death by her paternal brother: Mr. Herbert McMillan and her sons: Master John Gary Locklear and Mr. Dwayne “Muscles” Locklear. She was a member of Island Grove Baptist Church and she enjoyed spending time with family, gardening flowers and watching westerns.
The funeral will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at Island Grove Baptist Church with the Revs: Larry Locklear and Grady Chavis officiating. Burial will follow in the Island Grove Church Cemetery.
Surviving are her former husband: Mr. John Junior Locklear; two daughters: Ms. Darlene Collins and Ms. Helen Fay Locklear; maternal sister: Ms. Mildred Locklear; maternal brothers: Mr. Tom Locklear, Mr. Don Locklear and Mr. Ronald Dean “John” Locklear; paternal sisters: Ms. Doris M. Carter, Ms. Kathleen M. Lowery, Ms. Magelene M. Jacobs, Ms. Earlene M. Jacobs, Ms. Debra M. Locklear, and Ms. Joanie McMillan; paternal brothers: Mr. Paul E. McMillan and Mr. Bobby R. McMillan; other brother and sister-in-laws; grandchildren: Jamie Alton (Jamie) Locklear(Angie), Allan Michael Collins(Megan Laurel), Jonathan Marcus Collins, Brittany Lianna Jacobs, Kalin James Collins, and Dustin Kyler Revels; great-grandchildren: Tristen James Locklear, Kayleionna Faye Locklear, Harmony Lynn Locklear, Jaelyn Nicole Locklear, and Zaiden Storm Hunt and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday, January 4, 2016, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.