Ms. Lucille Roberts, 78, of 669 Henry Berry Road, Rowland, was born on December 25, 1936 and died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Duke University Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents: Mr. John Romie & Mrs. Aletha Johnson Strickland; her step-mother: Mrs. Julia Strickland; a son: Mr. Richard Delane Strickland; five brothers: Mr. Charles Thomas Strickland, Mr. Donald Ray Strickland(Bud), Mr. James Clyde Strickland(J.C.), Mr. Franklin Strickland and Mr. Ronnie Strickland and a sister: Mrs. Dora Faye Moran.
The funeral will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2015, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Chavis officiating. Burial will follow in the Sandy Plains UMC Cemetery.
Ms. Roberts is survived by her sons: Mr. James K. (Kenny) Strickland(Virginia) of Pembroke and Mr. Donald L. Roberts of the home; a daughter: Mrs. Sandra J. Currier(Barry) of Mesa, AZ; a sister: Mrs. Kathleen Orr of Charleston, SC; grandchildren: Robert Currier, Justin Currier, Katrina Thygesen, Dylan Currier, Faryn Woerne and Brandon Roberts; great-grandchildren: Jakoby Woerne, Jaxon Woerne, Halle Roberts and Rhett Thygesen and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.