Mrs. Marthelma “Lyne “ Paul, 85, of 607 East Third Street, was born September 17, 1927 and passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Southeastern Hospice House. She was preceded in death by her husband: Mr. Quinton Paul; her parents: Mr. Foncie and Mrs. Sudie Locklear; three sisters: Ms. Lona Locklear, Ms. Regina Hunt and Ms. Quessie Maynor; four brothers: Mr. Hobert “Sonny Boy” Maynor, Mr. Jordan Maynor, Mr. Delton “Bully” Locklear and Mr. Cas Maynor.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a lifetime dedicated member and a monarch of Burnt Swamp Baptist Church where she served as chairman of the Building, Playground and Graveyard committees, Sunday School Teacher and many other duties within the church.
The funeral will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Burnt Swamp Baptist Church with the Revs: Keith Long and Tommy Gist officiating. Burial will follow in the Burnt Swamp Church Cemetery.
She leaves to cherish her memory, two children; a daughter: Ms. Carol Paul of the home and a son: Mr. Rudy Paul(Judy) of Pembroke; a granddaughter: Ms. Emily Jo Paul of Pembroke; a sister: Ms. Retha Bryant(Jim) of Kinston and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.