Flora Locklear

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MAXTON — Flora Jane Strickland Locklear, age 82 of Maxton passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel with burial following in the Strickland Family Cemetery.

Flora Jane was born July 7, 1932 in Robeson County, a daughter of the late Sommerset "SS" Strickland and Hayes Lowery Sommerset. She was the loving and devoted wife to the late Wade Hampton Locklear. She retired from Abbott Laboratories after many years of service and then worked as a bus driver with the Robeson County School System.

She was also preceded in death by sons, Donnie L. Lowery, Darrie Lowery and Walter Lowery; her siblings, Danny Strickland, Graham Strickland, Stanton Strickland, Eddie Strickland, Sommerset Strickland Jr., Willmynar Strickland, Fanny Strickland, and Ruby Staples.

Surviving are her three daughters, Vickie Lynn Lowery, Jennifer M. Lowery and Wendy Y. Barnes all of Maxton; daughter-in-law, Emma Lowery of Pembroke; a sister, Margaret Revels of Laurinburg; two special grandchildren, Nelson Locklear, Jr., and wife Freida, and Jocelyn Lowery; nine great grandchildren; many nephews, nieces and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Richard Boles Funeral Service.

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Richard Boles Funeral Service
13640 Andrew Jackson Hwy.
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 291-0066
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2015