First Posted: 1/15/2009
Martha Neal Strong, 67, of 684 Strongs Road, St. Pauls, died April 27, 2007, at home.
The funeral will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Hill Baptist Church, the Revs. Anthony Oxendine and Eugene Chavis officiating. Burial will follow at the Locklear family cemetery in Lumber Bridge.
Surviving are her son Michael L. Strong of Maxton; five daughters, Jolean Chavis, Cinderella Strong Seaberry, Theresa Hunt, and Melba Locklear, all of St. Pauls, and Carolyn Jones of Red Springs; four brothers, Robert Locklear and Charles “Hobbie” Locklear, both of Rex, Talton Locklear of St. Pauls, and Spurgeon Locklear of Red Springs; three sisters, Alice Hammonds of St. Pauls, Joan Chavis of Shannon, and Katie Brewer of Shannon; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Boles Funeral Home Chapel in Red Springs.