Loria Locklear, 63, of Maxton, born on April 26, 1948, departed this sweet wonderful life on Sept. 13, 2011, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Cherokee Chapel Holiness Methodist Church, the Revs. Steve Locklear, Jimmy F. Locklear, Samuel Henderson and Bishop James H. Woods officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Mack and Nancy Locklear; several siblings including her brothers, Halbert Locklear, Clyde Locklear and the Rev. Nash Locklear; sisters, Katie Bell Locklear, Rosie Jane Locklear, Nancy Ann Locklear, Effie Jane Bryant, Magnolia Flanagan, Dorothy Locklear, Sadie M. Faircloth, and Luvenia Locklear; and a special grand-daughter, Alyssia Jade Hunt.
She leaves behind a host of family and friends, whom she cherished deeply. These include her most beloved brother, Crawley Locklear of the home. Also her brother, Erbert Locklear and wife Peggy Locklear, both of Alabama, Maurice Locklear and wife Grace Locklear, both of Prospect; a sister, Evelyn Locklear (Babydoll) and husband Albert (Rab) Locklear, both of Red Springs; three very special children, Bernita Strickland and her husband Larry Strickland, both of Prospect, Bernard Locklear and his wife Regina Locklear of the Smiling country, and Dana Locklear-Hunt and her husband Danny Hunt, both of Prospect; and several grandchildren, Sheba Locklear and her husband Kevin Locklear from across the yard, Shawn Strickland, Nancy Strickland, Jordan Strickland, Justin Locklear-Hunt, Dariann Hunt, Gabe Locklear, Chelsea Hunt, Isaiah Locklear and Alexis Locklear; three great-grandchildren, Colby Locklear, Patrick Locklear and Aidan Locklear. She also leaves behind four very special nieces and nephews whom she loved as her own, Greg Locklear of Lumberton, Brent Locklear of Prospect, Abby Hunt of Maxton, and Robby Locklear of Prospect. Other survivors include a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and loved ones; all of whom will miss her dearly.
The family will receive friends at the home after 5 p.m. today.
Arrangements by Revels Funeral Home in Pembroke.
Dugle Cummings, 80, of 3379 Evergreen Church Road, left us for heaven at 8:55 a.m. on Sept. 14, 2011, at his home.
The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Union Chapel Community Baptist Church, the Revs. Jimmy Strickland and James Bullard officiating. Burial will follow in Oxendine Cemetery.
Cummings was born Jan. 3, 1931, to the late Rev. Chadbourn (C.H.) and Ruttie Cummings.
Cummings was a retired carpenter. During his retirement he enjoyed visiting with the sick and spending time with family and friends. He was well known for watching over his family and making sure they were all right. He showed a passion for his entire family like no other.
He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Chadbourn and Ruttie Cummings; four brothers, Willie J. Cummings, James Herman Cummings, James Turner Cummings, and Frank Cummings; and three sisters, Eunia Mae Oxendine (Bug), Virgie Lowery, and Ludahlia Hammonds.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Jeanette L. Cummings of the home; a daughter, Ginger Cummings Carter of Red Springs; three granddaughters, Tosha C. McGirt of Shannon, Leanna N. Carter of Shannon, and Tara L. Carter of Red Springs; a grandson, Kincent LeeAnder Carter of Red Springs; and three great-grandsons, Danuin Shakur Jones, Mason Sean McGirt, and George Cannon McGirt; a mother-in-law, Margie Locklear, Nick and Rick Oxendine know as his boys; two brothers, John Allen Cummings of Red Springs and E.J. Cummings of Lumberton; three sisters, Betty Lou Locklear of Red Springs, Fannie Lou Oxendine of Pembroke, and Ivene C. Oxendine of Lumberton; and a host of relatives (nieces and nephews) and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Revels Funeral Home in Pembroke.
Missionary Shirley Morrison Campbell, 69, of 212 Prevatte St., died Sept. 9, 2011, at Southeastern Hospice House.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Cromartie Temple in Lumberton, Dr. Sylvalla Washington officiating. Burial will be in Maranatha Cemetery
Surviving are a son, Keith Faulk of Lumberton; daughters, Charlene Jones of Sicklerville, N.J., Kathleen Brown of Atco, N.J., Maggie Hooper, Evangeline Faulk, and Sarah Faulk, all of Lumberton, Kimberly Council of Salters, S.C., and Miranda McBride of Fayetteville; sisters, Dr. Sylvalla Washington of Lumberton and Mageline Stepps of Pittsburgh.; 29 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
The viewing will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today and the wake from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church.
Florence V. Ransom, 82, of 4681 Moss Neck Road, departed this life Sept. 15, 2011, at Southeastern Hospice House.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Pembroke, the Rev. Robert Mangum and Mike Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in the Revels family cemetery.
Ransom was the daughter of Rosa Dimple and Lonnie Gaston Revels of Pembroke.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Julian Ransom.
Surviving are daughters, Vicki Ransom of Sunset Beach, Lisa Cullum (Greg) of Norcross, Ga.; grandchildren, Julian Cullum and Mackenzie Cullum of Norcross; sisters, Theresa Locklear of Pembroke, Del Hartis of Matthews, and Rosa Winfree of Kannapolis; and a special son, Brannagan Locklear of Pembroke.
The visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Revels Funeral Home in Lumberton.
Memorials may be made to Southeastern Hospice House, 1100 Pine Run Drive, Lumberton, N.C., 28358.
Harold Hammonds, 64, of St. Pauls, passed away at his home in St. Pauls on Sept. 14, 2011.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. today in Bethel Hill Baptist Church, Pastor Jimmy Hammonds officiating. Burial with honors will follow in Zion Hill Church Cemetery.
Hammonds worked for Kelly Springfield for 36 years, was president and fireman for Rennert Volunteer Fire Department where he volunteered for 26 years and was an Army veteran serving in Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Hammonds of the home; a son, Harold Dean Hammonds of Lumberton; daughters, Gloria Robinson and husband Steven, both of St. Pauls, Sadie Renee Register and husband Mackie, both of Lumberton; stepdaughters, Sherry Wynmn and husband Kenny, and Melissa Lowery and Kimberly Lowery, all of Lumberton, Jennifer Lowery and husband Michael, both of St. Pauls; brother, Norman Hammonds of Red Springs; sister, Diane Locklear of St. Pauls; grandson, Harley Sanderson of the home. grandchildren, Megan, Tristan, Shae, Carlee, MacKenzie, Kendra, Corey, Chesnea, Kelsey, Kendrick, Jordan, Heather, A.J.; and great-grandchildren, KeKe, Cayden, and Kensley.
Arrangements by Saint Pauls Funeral Home.
Fred Hunt Jr.
Fred Hunt Jr., 73, of 3495 Midway Road, died Sept. 14, 2011, at home.
A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Little Zion Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Maxton, the Rev. David Hunt officiating.
Surviving are three sons, Danny Jr. Hunt and Albert Hunt, both of Maxton and Daniel Hunt of Wagram; three daughters, Marilyn Sencenbough of Maxton, Sandra Oxendine of Lumberton and Amy Hunt of Concord; a brother, Jessie Hunt of Maxton; and a sister, Effie Chavis of Pembroke; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Boles Funeral Home in Rowland.
Bobbie Jean Combs, 71, of St. Pauls, died Sept. 16, 2011, at Southeastern Hospice House.
A memorial and burial will be at a later date.
Surviving are her son, Richard H. Thompson; daughter, Robin Gale Reason; sister, Betty Moore; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by McNeill Mackie Funeral Home, St. Pauls.
Elsie Turner Perry, 92, of Monroe, passed away Sept. 16, 2011.
A graveside service will be 4 p.m. Sunday in Philadelphus Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Red Springs.
Surviving are a son, Charles Perry of Wingate; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will visit with relatives and friends following the service.
Arrangements by Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory.
Bernice Johnson Hicks, 84, of 107 Dallas St., died Sept. 14, 2011, at Southeastern Hospice House.
The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Alloway Cemetery, Red Springs
Surviving are a son, Roderick White of Maxton; brothers, Eddie Johnson of Smithfield and Marvin Williams of Red Springs.
The viewing will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at L.E. Floyd Funeral Home in Red Springs.
Andy Chavis, 38, of 110 Lydia Drive, died Sept. 14, 2011, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, the Revs. Carl Pevia, Craig Jones, and Matthew Jones officiating.
Surviving are his father, Angus Locklear; his mother, Cora Hammonds and stepfather, Mitchell Hammonds; three brothers, Michael Hammonds of Shannon, Josh Barton of Pembroke, Jeffery Locklear of Lumberton; and sisters, Amy Smith and Daisy McDougald, both of Fayetteville, and Natasha Pevia of Red Springs; Fannie Fisher of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Tammy Locklear of Pembroke, Joyce Jones of Red Springs.
The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Roxanne Jacobs, 37, of 4191 Elrod Road, died Sept. 16, 2011, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Bakers Chapel Baptist Church, the Rev. Lindbergh Chavis officiating. Burial will follow in Willards Chapel Baptist Church in Rowland.
Surviving are her parents, Billy Ray and Paulette Oxendine; two sons, Lannie Locklear Jr. and Matthew O’Neil Locklear, both of the home; three brothers, Ronnie Clifton Jones Jr. of Rowland, Dwayne Oxendine and Gary Lynn Jones, all of Pembroke; and four sisters, Gerard Scott of St. Pauls, Charity Jones of Pembroke, Paulita Jones of Rowland and Aliceson Currier of Fairmont.
The visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Thompson’s Funeral Home.