Mary Lee Locklear Adkins



Mary Lee Adkins, age 67 of McColl, South Carolina passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Funeral services to will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018 at McColl Church of God. Burial will follow in Rogers Cemetery.

Mary was born November 19, 1950 in Marlboro County, a loving daughter of the late James Lacy “Buddy” Locklear and Katie Lowery Locklear. Mrs. Mary was a devoted and supportive pastors’ wife of 41 years to Rev. Roger Adkins. She worked for several years as a cook for the school system. Her greatest joy was serving the Lord and her family. She also enjoyed fishing, gardening and cooking for her family. She will be forever remembered as a devoted wife, a wonderful mother and precious grandmother.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Robert Locklear; sisters, Lou Ella Locklear, Betty Locklear Bryant and brother-in-law, Norman Caulder.

She leaves behind her husband, Rev. Roger Adkins of the home; son, Mitchell Adkins and wife Angel of Laurinburg; sisters, Lois Caulder, Nell Locklear (Floyd) all of McColl, SC, Connie Locklear of Clio, SC, Debbie Withrow (Earl) of Lake View, SC; brother-in-law, Billy Adkins of Avon Park, FL; sister-in-law, Cynthia Locklear of Bennettsville, SC; grandchildren, Annagrace Adkins, Ally Adkins, Gunner Adkins and a host of loving family and friends.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 21st at McColl Church of God, East McLaurin Avenue, McColl, SC.