Mrs. Betty Louise Maynor of 2637 NC HWY 72 West Lumberton, NC, was born on April 14, 1937 in Robeson County. She departed this life after a short- term sickness making a journey of 83 years on April 3, 2021 at home surrounded by her family.
She is preceded in death by her parents Mr. Gilbert Locklear & Mrs. Thelma Locklear, her husband, Johnny Maynor; a daughter Ms. Joannie M. Locklear, a son Mr. Ricky Maynor, four brothers Mr. Alton Locklear, Mr. Jimmy Locklear and Mr. Johnny Locklear and Mr. Billy Locklear. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Vivian Oxendine and Mrs. Marnice Hunt.
She leaves to cherish her memories; four daughters Mrs. Teresa (Willie Ray Bell), Mrs. Deborah Alred both of Lumberton, Mrs. Delind (Levernon) Chavis of Raeford and Ms. Bo Candi Louise Maynor of the home, a brother Mr. Bobby (Ethel Gail) Locklear of Pembroke, NC and a sister Mrs. Carlan (Hosbie) Locklear of Lumberton, NC. Mrs. Maynor has 11 grandchildren Jonathan Bell, Jason Heath Bell, Ashley Wayne Alred, Channing Wayne Alred, Johnny Eathan Alred, Austin Lee Chavis, Joshua Dwayne Locklear, Larkan Hope Maynor, Destiny Paige Maynor, Jordan Faith Maynor, Joshua Maynor, and 18 great-grandchildren, and a host family and friends.
Mrs. Louise was a member of Liberty Holiness Church, where she served as a Sunday School Teacher in the past. She retired from the Public Schools of Robeson County after working in the cafeteria where she loved serving the children. She was loved so much by them they called her Grandma Louise. Her hobbies were cooking, working in her yards, shopping, and going on vacation with her family. She loved her family and enjoyed cooking for them on Sundays and holiday gatherings. Mrs. Louise had a motto that she would say a lot, “with the Lord and your family you can face anything”. Her faith and relationship with God was strong, one of her co-worker made the statement that “she was the best friend I ever had”. Mrs. Louise not only loved her immediate family but she always found time for her nieces, nephews, and she will always be remembered by them.
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