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Alene (Locklear) Long

August 14, 1938 ~ January 16, 2017 (age 78) 78 Years Old

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Tabor City, NC

Mrs. Alene Locklear Long, age of 78, died Monday, January 16, 2017, in Autumn Care of Shallotte.  Born August 14, 1938 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Belton and Agnes Evelyn Soles Locklear and the widow of David Leroy Long.

She is survived by two sons: Roger Dale Locklear (Karen) of Tabor City, David Wayne Long (Andrea) of Greensboro; three daughters: Crystal Worley (Craig) of Tabor City, Julie Norris (Joshua) of Tabor City, Melanie Edge (Derek) of Dublin, GA; one brother: Roy Locklear of Tabor City; one sister: Carrie Kernoodle of Tabor City; and eleven grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister: Earlene Powell and one brother: Leamon Belton “Sammy” Locklear.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 1 PM in the Forest Lawn Baptist Church, Tabor City.  Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Cemetery.


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City, NC.

 Service Information

January 18, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th Street
Tabor City, NC 28463

Funeral Service
January 19, 2017

1:00 PM
Forest Lawn Baptist Church
16025 James B. White Hwy S
Tabor City, NC 28463

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