Cynthia Locklear Oxendine of Raeford died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the age of 56.
She was born November 25, 1959 in Robeson County. She was preceded in death by her father Freeman Locklear. She was a member of Mt. Elim Baptist Church and a former Sunday School Teacher. She received her bachelor's degree in Nursing and a master's degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She was the owner of HealthCare Connections, Inc., and was the previous health director for the Hoke County Health Department where she worked for 22 and a half years before retiring.
She is survived by her husband, Dwight Oxendine of Raeford; a son, Andrew (Andy) Oxendine and his wife Heather of Raeford; two daughters, Amber Oxendine and Chelsey O. Goodman and her husband Kyle all of Raeford; her mother Virginia Locklear of Red Springs; a brother, Kevin D. Locklear and his wife Carol; three sisters, Bonnie D. Locklear (Randy Jacobs), Regina Clark and her husband Timothy, and Shawanna L. James and her husband Nelson; six grandchildren, Madison Danielle Oxendine-Spencer, Mason Andrew Oxendine, Brantley James Oxendine, Emily Hope Oxendine-Spencer, Montgomery Grace Goodman, and Beau Everett Goodman, and a seventh blessing on the way.
A visitation will be held on Friday, March 25 from 7-9 pm at Mt. Elim Baptist Church in Red Springs.
The funeral will be held Saturday, March 26th at 4 p.m. at Mt. Elim Baptist church with the Rev. Dr. Tony Brewinton, the Rev. Dr. Chris Webb, the Rev. David Hunt, and the Rev. Larry Locklear officiating. Entombment with be in the church cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at crumplerfuneralhome.com