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Joyce Faye Locklear

Four Oaks, NC: Mrs. Joyce Faye Thompson Locklear, age 77 of  3945 D. Hwy 701 S., died Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Graveside Funeral Service will be 10:00AM, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens, Smithfield, NC. Officiating will be Rev. James Murray.           Mrs. Locklear was born on September 5, 1942 in Johnston County to the late Willie and Nellie Faircloth Thompson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie J. Locklear and her brothers, Hubert Thompson and Ben Thompson. Mrs. Locklear was a retired assembler and supervisor in the medical industry.  She loved her family, her grandchildren and her rose gardens.           Surviving include her daughter and son-in-law, Vanessa L. and Chad Matthews of Four Oaks, four grandchildren, Joshua Locklear Barbour, Laura Brooke Barbour, James Reid Barbour and Haley Renee Matthews; sisters, Merlene Toole and husband, Thomas of Four Oaks and Lois King and husband, Dorsey of Clayton; several nieces and nephews.           The Family will receive friends following the graveside service at the cemetery on Tuesday.           Condolences may be sent to www.roseandgraham.com           Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC 27524.

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Vanessa, so sorry to hear about the lose of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Tammy Temple

Tammy Temple Apr 10 2020 12:00 AM

Miss Faye you were definitely one of a kind. I will always cherish the many talks, laughs and joys we shared in our years of working together. I will never forget you, you will always be my Miss Faye. To Vanessa and the family be strong, continue to stick together and love one another, that's what she would want. I'm here for you if at any time you should ever need me. Michelle Dobbin

Michelle Dobbin Mar 17 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joyce Locklear

Don and Helen Stewart Mar 16 2020 12:00 AM

We will miss you until we see you again! You loved us like your own, you're such a amazingly strong and wonderful lady so caring & giving to your family and any in need...We love you Jimmy/Cissy & Entire family

Cissy Murray Mar 15 2020 12:00 AM

Vanessa, sorry to hear of passing of your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family.

Joe David & Mary Ann Massey Mar 15 2020 12:00 AM