Ms. Rita Marie Oxendine, 82, formerly of Detroit, Michigan passed away on July 18th, 2020. She was born on January 22, 1938 in Detroit to the late James Neal Head and Rita Marie Head. Ms. Rita retired from Abbott Laboratories in Laurinburg, NC.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Oxendine; sister, Mary Ann Carr; brothers, Richard William Head and James Neal Head; and a sister, Patricia Ann Kish.
She leaves to cherish her memories her brothers, Robert J. Head and Donald F. Head (Gail Head) of Michigan; two sons, Brandon Oxendine (Christy) of Rowland and Gerald (Tony) Oxendine (Michelle) of Maxton; mother in law, Nellie O. Hunt; three sister in laws, Vickie Hunt and Debra Hunt of Rowland, and Audrey Locklear of Rowland who she owed her life to; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two very special friends, Reta Bunker of Vanderbilt, Michigan and deceded Mary Strickland of Pembroke; special relatives, James and Myrtle Oxendine of Rowland, and Kim and Eugene Oxendine of Rowland; along with a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and friends.
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