Ella Lee Lockamy, affectionately known as "Bo Peep" passed away at the age of 90 on Thursday, December 8, 2016.
She was born in Cumberland County on July 27, 1926 to the late Dewey Lee and Verda Barefoot Lee. Her husband, James "Bill" Rosser Lockamy, and her son, James "Jimmy" Lockamy, her daughter, Ella "Lib" Jenkins preceded her in death.
She was a lifelong resident of Fayetteville. She had a passion for gardening and truly loved being outdoors. More often than not, you found her walking barefoot when outside. While she loved being outside, her greatest love was her family. She was a beloved, dedicated wife, loving mother, and proud grandmother and great grandmother. Children of all ages brought her so much pleasure and were a light in her life.
She is survived by her son, J. D. Lockamy and his wife, Linda of Fayetteville; her daughter-in-law, Faye Lockamy of Fayetteville; her son-in-law Lent Jenkins of Fayetteville; her brothers, Howard Lee of Hope Mills, and Albert Lee and his wife, Pat of South Carolina; four grandchildren, Ray Jenkins and his wife, Winnie, Kenneth Lockamy and his wife, Jamie, Christopher Lockamy and his wife, Crystal, and Gregory Crist and his wife, Tracey; six great-grandchildren, Zachary Jenkins, Cora Lockamy, James Lockamy, Bradley Crist and Jessica Matthews, Daniel Shipp; and one great-great-grandson, Jaxon Shipp.
A visitation will be at Galatia Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall on Monday, December 12 from 1-2 p.m. with the funeral following at 2 in the sanctuary with with CRE Brett Johnson and QRE Herman Autry officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com