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Deidra Mays Locklear

January 16, 1966 — December 1, 2019

Deidra Beth Mays Locklear, age 53, of Taylorsville, passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019, in Frye Regional Medical Center. Born on January 16, 1966 in Alexander County, to the late Lynn Daniel and Maxine Dora Stafford Mays, she was a member of Friendship Lutheran Church. Deidra was Broker Manager for Sunbelt Trucking before health forced her to retire. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Janet Walker and her stepfather, Daniel Mays.

Her passion was her family and she lived for them.
She is survived by her husband David, of the home. Two daughters survive, Mackenzie Payne and Miranda Locklear, both, of the home. There are also two sons, Macklinton Shook, of Taylorsville, and Josh Locklear of Maiden. Two grandchildren fondly remember her: Brantley and McCrae Shook, both, of Taylorsville. Deidra has one sister and one brother; Vickie Church and Denny Stafford, both, of Taylorsville. Her husband’s parents fondly remember her; Dwight and Gail Shwarze, of Michigan. She also has two brothers in law; Ray Walker, of Taylorsville and Greg Locklear of Michigan. She has a numberof nieces and nephews and numerous cousins. A best friend, Kelly Bumgarner will always remember Deidra.
Women’s best friend, Harley, misses her.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, December 3, 2019 from 5-7:00 p.m. at Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service, with funeral services on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Friendship Lutheran Church, at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Craig Sigmon officiating. Inurnment will be with the family.
Memorials may be Made to the American Lung Asso., 55 Wacker Dr. Suite 1150, Chicago, Il. 60601. Or the American Cancer Society, Mid-South Division, Inc. Attn. Shirley Watters, 1100 Ireland Way, Suite 300, Birmingham Al. 35205.
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