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Mrs. Adelene Locklear, 73, of Maxton, NC was born on May 21, 1947 in Robeson County to the late Mr. Joseph Chavis and Mrs. Minnie Lee Collins of Shannon, NC. She passed away peacefully into her eternal home on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at the home. She was preceded in death by her parents: Mr. William H and Mrs. Adell Locklear and Mr. Cameron Collins; daughter: Ms. Edna Locklear; granddaughter: Samantha Locklear; great-grandchildren: Bobby A. Hunt, Jr. and Josiah A. Brayboy, brothers: Mr. William Gary Locklear, Mr. Johnnie Locklear, Mr. Joseph “Shot” Chavis, Mr. Ertle “Buster” Locklear, sister: Sandra Kay Chavis.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Jerry Locklear, Isreal Branch and Graylen Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Locklear Family Cemetery.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband: Mr. Herman Locklear of the home; two sons: Mr. Herman Ray Locklear of Maxton: Mr. Bill James Locklear of the home, a stepson: Mr. Chris Scott of Lumberton, NC; three daughters: Ms. Lena Locklear, Ms. Adell Locklear of Maxton, and Ms. Selena Locklear of McColl, SC; two granddaughters: Edna of the home, Delena Mitchell of Pembroke, NC; two grandsons: Jonathan F. Thomas and Emanuel Lee Thomas of Maxton, NC; brothers: Mr. Delton “Buddy Boy” Locklear of Detroit, MI. Mr. Samuel and Mr. Duckery Collins of Shannon, NC Mr. Paul  Chavis of Hope Mill, NC, Mr. Wayne Chavis of Pembroke, NC, Mr. Randy McMillan of Maxton, NC and Mr. Chris Hardin of Red Springs, NC; sisters: Ms. Debra Whitman of Hope Mills, NC, Ms. Patrick Ann “Tootsie” Brooks, Ms. Rita Locklear Bell, Ms. Joanne L. McMillan of Maxton, NC and Ms. Jodella Locklear of Lumberton, NC, Ms. Frances Hammonds of Detroit, MI, Ms. Linda Chavis, Ms. Cory Faye Locklear Ms. Judy Hardin of Shannon, NC Ms. Moneas Chavis, Ms. Rita Faye Hammonds of Rex Rennert, NC and Ms. Jannie M. Locklear of Pembroke, NC; seventeen grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren and a host of beloved nieces and nephews and other family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.


  • Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Posted December 14, 2020 4:38 pm

    I would like to extend to the family of Ms. Adelene Locklear my heartfelt sympathy during this most difficult time. May God give you comfort to help ease the pain of your loss.

  • Carol Cummings Posted February 14, 2021 3:39 am

    She was a sweet sweet humble lady. My condolences to her family.

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