Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Mrs. Lovedy Locklear, 110 Years Old, Has Died, 1949

“Funeral Held for 110-Year-Old Woman,” from the Feb. 22, 1949 issue of the Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C.

A large crowd attended funeral services for Mrs. Lovedy Locklear which were held Sunday at 3 p.m. from Harper’s Ferry church by Rev. L.W. Jacobs and Rev. Tommy Swett. Burial was in the Brooks cemetery near the church.

Mrs. Locklear, who was said to be 110-years-old, died Tuesday at her home in the Harpers Ferry section of Maxton, Rt. 3.

Beautiful tribute was paid to her Christian life and her faithfulness to her church by the officiating ministers.

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