Ms Myrtle M. Locklear, 90, of 11024 Deep Branch Road, departed this life on Monday, February 6, 2012 at her residence surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was an active member of her church and community. She visited the sick and the shut in and she was really a people person. Her mission was to serve God and live a life that would be a testimony on her faith. She was preceded in death by her parents: Mr. Robert Jacobs & Mrs. Annie Mae Chavis Jacobs; her husband: Mr. Nolie Locklear; her son: Mr. Carlton “Bunny” Locklear; eight sisters: Ms. Lula Jacobs, Ms. Sarah Jane Jones, Ms. Lela Ree Locklear, Ms. Leola Hatcher, Ms. Stella Jacobs, Ms. Thelma Roller, Ms. Annie Mae Jacobs and Ms. Sally Ann Locklear; three brothers: Mr. Otha Jacobs, Mr. Bascom Jacobs and Mr. Horace Jacobs.
The funeral will be held Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Harpers Ferry Baptist Church with the Revs: Donald Bullard, Glenn Harris, and Horace Oxendine officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held one hour prior to service at the church.
Miss Myrtle is survived by a host of nieces and nephews. He that followeth me shall have the light of life. In the last moments of her life she said to her niece Mabel “I Love You.” She fought a good fight and kept the faith and gone on to be with Christ.
The visitation will be held at Locklear & Son Funeral Home from 7 p.m.-9.p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2012.