Georgia Mae Strickland Locklear, age 82 passed away at her home on Tuesday April 11, 2017.
Georgia was born September 24, 1935 in Scotland County, daughter of the late Casper Strickland and Bessie Bell Strickland. She retired after 33 years of service from St. Andrews University. Her favorite past-times were gardening, sewing, cooking, and most of all spending time with her family. Georgia was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will truly be missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Melissa Diane Locklear.
She leaves behind her husband of 62 years, Wilbert Hamer Locklear of the home; her daughters, Georgia Carolyn Locklear, Patricia Gail Locklear and Welda Lee Locklear all of Laurinburg; a brother, Cliffton Strickland of Laurinburg; eight grandchildren, Matthew Hargrove, Ronald Locklear, Ronda Broddie, Sharonda Locklear, Charles Callahan Jr., Crystal Locklear, Michael McDowell, Rachel Hardin; nine great grandchildren, Lauren McDowell, Cody McDowell, Adreena Bryant, Donald Bryant Jr., Drayson Bryant, Autumn Haynes, Scarlette Norton, Christopher Brown, Daniel Brown and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday April 14, 2017 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel officiated by Rev. Earl Henderson. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Friday from 2:00- 3:00 p. m. at Richard Boles Funeral Service.
Richard Boles Funeral Services
Friday April 14th, 2017
13640 Andrew Jackson Hwy.
Laurinburg, NC 28352
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I have just read of the passing of Georgia. I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Georgia from St. Andrews. Wini Gay
Submitted by Wini Gay on Apr 15 2017 12:25:40 PM
Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and Prayers.
Claudie, Mable and Cale Strickland
Submitted by email@example.com on Apr 14 2017 12:02:58 PM
So sorry uncle wilbert for your loss she will be missed
Submitted by Inez Harris on Apr 13 2017 09:41:56 PM
I love & miss you grandma
Submitted by Adreena Bryant on Apr 13 2017 03:27:48 PM
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Tammy Bryant lit a candle on Apr 13 2017 12:14:24 AM
We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Submitted by The Seals Family on Apr 11 2017 11:50:58 PM
Her her grandughter is a good friend. And cousin of my sister's we saw her when. We would pick her ggrndaughter up on weekend
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So sorry for your loss. Georgia was a nice lady and a good neighbor. Please let us know if we can do anything at all for you and your family. James and Linda Smith
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