Mrs. Mary Ellen Locklear Oxendine, 74, was born on February 13, 1942 and died on Monday, March 28, 2016 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Mr. Fletcher Oxendine; her parents: Mr. Quince and Mrs. Cora Bell Locklear; brothers: Mr. James Samuel Locklear and Mr. Harold Dean Locklear and a sister: Mrs. Martha Lee Jones.
The funeral will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2016, at United By Faith Community Ministries with Revs: Bill James Locklear and James L. Locklear. Burial will follow in the Willards Chapel Cemetery.
Ms. Oxendine is survived by two sons: Mr. Jeffery Locklear and wife: Mrs. Aggie Neil Locklear of Pembroke and Mr. Michael Locklear of the home; a daughter: Mrs. Jennifer Locklear and husband Mr. Barry Locklear of Pembroke. seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren; two sisters: Ms. Darlene Locklear of Rowland and Mrs. Mary Lois Maynor and husband Mr. Roy Maynor of Arizona and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.