Mrs. Joyce Fields Locklear, 79, of Lumberton, NC departed this life on April
20, 2022 at UNC Health Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton, NC. She was born in
Lumberton, NC to the late Hardy Fields and mother, Savannah O. Fields.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Lena Mae Fields; one
sister, Geraldine Blue; and four brothers, Sanford Fields, R. D. Fields, Shelton Fields, and Allen
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Norman J. Locklear; three daughters, Mary K.
Jacobs (Ernie Wayne), Peggy A. Mayes (Larry), and Mary Ann Locklear, all of Lumberton, NC;
one son, Anthony Locklear of Lumberton, NC; three brothers, Hardy Fields Jr. (Robin) of
Baltimore, MD, Alford Ray Fields (Patrina) of Raeford, NC and Kenneth Fields (Theresa) of
Rocky Mount, NC; two sister, Linda Hunt (James) of Lumberton, NC and Tammy Goins
(Zimmie) of Fairmont, NC; one aunt, Clara Mae Oxendine; an uncle, Billy Fields; five
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a beloved special family friend, Wayne H. King; and a
host of family and friends.
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