PEMBROKE — Veola (Vee) Locklear, 89, of 610 George and Mollie Road, Pembroke, was born on July 30, 1924, and departed this life on Dec. 22, 2013 ,at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Airy Baptist Church, the Revs. Steve Strickland, Dr. Michael Cummings and Frederick Locklear officiating. Entombment will follow in the Locklear family cemetery mausoleum.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Albert Locklear; her parents, Clayton and Lillie Carter; a son, Albert Lee Locklear; her daughter, Shirlene Briggs; three grandchildren, Connie Lynn Locklear, James Jr. Locklear and Heather Lynn Locklear; two brothers, Leonard Carter and Joseph Carter; a sister, Daisy Mae Cummings.
Mrs. Locklear is survived by her four sons, James Albert Locklear (Madeline), Leon Carr Locklear (Annette), and Marvin George Locklear (Beverly), all of Pembroke, and Scottie Lynn Locklear (Helen) of Lumberton; four daughters, Peggie Jean Locklear of Pembroke, Dora Lee Locklear of the home, Veanna Christian (Willie) of Lumberton, and Dewanna Deese (Tobby) of Maxton; 23 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Bill, Layton, and Truman; three sisters, Pauline, Bonnie and Linda Kaye; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Revels Funeral Home Lumberton.