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     Mrs. Sylvia Strickland Locklear of 3105 Mcleod Drive Maxton, NC was born September 18, 1953 and departed this life on Friday, December 25, 2020 at the age of 67 for her eternal home in Heaven. She is preceded in death by her parents: Mr. Edward and Mrs. Florence Strickland and a sister: Ms. Glennie Strickland.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Beulah Baptist Church with Revs: Chris Locklear and Thomas Oxendine officiating. Burial will follow in the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Locklear leaves to cherish her memory her husband: Mr. Allen Locklear of Maxton, NC; four sons: Mr. Charles Allen Locklear, Mr. Kinston Locklear and Mr. Ron Centell Locklear of the home and Mr. Rodrick Strickland of Laurinburg, NC; a daughter: Ms. Sharina Ann Locklear of Wagram, NC; seven grandchildren: RJ, Loriana, Kidron, Sakiah, Mary Elizabeth, Kaisley and Jayvion; five sisters: Ms. Aggie Edge, Ms. Carol Locklear, Ms. Pearlie Hunt, and Ms. Lorie Evans all of Maxton, NC and Ms. Betty Hiles of Lumberton, NC; five brothers: Mr. Howard Strickland of Red Springs, NC, Mr. Edward Strickland Jr of Rowland, NC, Mr. Jimmy Strickland of Rowland, NC, Mr. Ted Strickland of Pembroke, NC and Mr. Fred Strickland of Dundalk, MD, as well has a host of relatives and friends.

She will forever be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend.

A walk-through visitation from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.

Mask are required.

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  • Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Posted December 31, 2020 5:30 pm

    Praying that God’s caring and comforting presence will surround the family of Sylvia Locklear. May the love and mercy of our Lord be bestowed upon you at this time.

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