Margaret Locklear

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Margaret Deese Locklear

MAXTON — Margaret Deese Locklear, 92, of 226 Elrod Road, was born Sept. 30, 1921, and died Oct. 27, 2013, at her home.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bakers Chapel Baptist Church, the Rev. Lindbergh Chavis and Jim Merkel officiating. Burial will follow in the White Hill Church Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Locklear Jr.; her parents, Shaw and Margie Brooks Deese; a son, Jackie Locklear; three daughters, Lucy Locklear, Deanna Hunt and Joyce Locklear; five brothers, Samuel Deese, Herb Deese, Tommy Deese, John D. Deese and Charlie Deese; and a sister, Margie Locklear.

Surviving are four sons, R.L. Locklear and Sebastian Locklear, both of Maxton, John R. Locklear and Stilton Locklear, both of Fairmont; five daughters, Betty Oxendine of the home, Margie Hunt, Margaret Britt, both of Fairmont, Jeannie Freeman of Maxton, and Erica McMillan of Pembroke; 28 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a legacy of relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made at

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Locklear & Son Funeral Home
916 Union Chapel Rd Pembroke, NC 28372
(910) 521-4149
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Published in The Robesonian from Oct. 29 to Oct. 30, 2013
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