Mrs. Mattie Lou Locklear Strickland, 66, of 209 Ruth Dial Road, was born August 28, 1946 and departed this life on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents: Mr. Andrew and Mrs. Letha Locklear.
The funeral will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Bakers Chapel Baptist Church with the Revs: Lindbergh Chavis and Danny Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in the Bakers Chapel Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Strickland is survived by her son: Mr. Sharie L. Strickland of Pembroke; a daughter: Ms. Sonya L. Lowry of Pembroke; the father of her children: Mr. Richard Strickland; three brothers: Mr. Joseph Locklear and Mr. Carl Locklear both of Charlotte, and Mr. James Locklear of Maxton; seven sisters: Ms. Brenda Doster, Ms. Joan Burnette, Ms. Sallie Jacobs, Ms. Catherine Lowery, and Ms. Barbara Bethea all of Pembroke, Ms. Helen Preston of Tucson, AZ, and Ms. Marie Watts of Lake Norman; four grandchildren: Ms. Destiny Lowry, Ms. Morgan Lowry, Mr. Hampton Lowry, and Ms. Selena Locklear; a great-grandchild: Miss Dariana Scott; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.