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Mrs. Myrna Lois Deese, 81 of Lumberton, was born on February 17, 1941 to Mr. Jack and Rosie Locklear. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband: Mr. Archie S. Deese, Jr., brothers: Mr. Lacy “Pete” Locklear, Mr. Hugie Locklear, Mr. Jack Locklear and Percell Locklear; sisters: Ms. Lee Anna “Lady” Jacobs, Ms. Joyce Jacobs, Ms. Katie Lee Locklear and Ms. Rosa Rivera and a special grandson: Patrick “Pat” Jacobs.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, October 7, 2022 at Pembroke Gospel Chapel with Revs. George Locklear and James Leviner officiating. Burial will follow in the J &R Locklear Family Cemetery.

Ms. Deese leaves to cherish her memories, her children: Mr. Tony R. Deese, Mr. Terry Deese (Chris), Mrs. Susan Deese Drake (Rodney) Mr. Archie S. Deese III (Claudia) Mr. James “Jed” E. Deese, Mr. Jimmy D. Deese; grandchildren: Brandon, Emily, Erin, Nick, David, Lakota, Derek, Tim, Kerry, Madison, Denise and Keshia; ten great-grandchildren; sister: Ms. Sally Bledsole and Mr. James “Hobbie” Wesley Locklear; along with a host of relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Friday October 7, 2022 at Pembroke Gospel Chapel.

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  • Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Posted October 11, 2022 3:32 pm

    My heartfelt condolences are extended to the family of Ms. Myrna Deese during this most difficult time. I pray that Gods caring and comforting presence will help ease the pain of your loss.

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