Mrs. Claudia “Kay” Locklear, 65, of Rowland, entered her heavenly home on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. She was born November 3, 1954 in Richmond County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Mr. Claude Wallace and the late Mrs. Beatrice Wallace. She was also preceded in death by her husband: Mr. William Edward Locklear.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lockie Carter officiating. Burial will follow in the Locklear Family Cemetery.
Mrs. Kay was a retired nurse from Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg, a beloved mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Kay leaves to cherish her memories two daughters: Ms. Winter Locklear of Rowland and Mrs. Summer Oxendine (James) of Rowland; a son: Mr. William Locklear (Kayla) of Maxton; nine grandchildren: Wintorra Revels, Autumn Locklear, Mahiya Revels, Meadow Oxendine, Liam Oxendine, Kolton Oxendine, Gage Oxendine, Kaiya Locklear and Kira Locklear; two brothers: Mr. Danny Griggs (Cynthia) of Rockingham, NC and Mr. Bill Wallace (Elaine) of Hamlet, NC, and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, October 3, 2020, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.
Praying that Gods caring and comforting presence will surround the family of Mrs. Claudia Locklear and may the love and mercy of our Lord help to ease the pain of your loss.
May the Lord place his merciful arms around the family during these days and the days ahead of you. Mrs. Kay was a wonderful, thoughtful, loving person and an excellent Nurse! She was a great mentor to me and many others at Scotland Memorial Hospital. I’m so glad to have worked and shared life experiences with her earlier in my nursing career.
Ms Kay was such a sweet person and a great nurses! My prayers with her family.
Ms. Kay was a beautiful person inside and out. I have nothing but love and admiration for her. She was a great nurse who always showed compassion for her patient. I know her presence will be greatly missed. May God bring comfort to her family and friends in the coming days and future. I will hold on to the good old days we worked together.
A fine lady with a sweet spirit.
Kay was such a nice person. Condolences to her family.
Thank you Kay for the love and friendship we shared over the past 40* yrs. thank you for the love and laughter we shared. I was blessed beyond measure by having you as a friend.