Mary "Mama Lou" Locklear 74 of Havelock, formerly of Carteret County, passed on February 1, 2020 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.
Mama Lou as many knew her worked for many years as a server at El's Drive-in and in the kitchens of The Captain’s Table and Cox Family Restaurants. She cherished her family and friends especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved making floral arrangements, collecting photographs and Native American history. She also loved music, singing and preparing meals for friends and family.
A celebration of Mary’s life will be announced at a later date.
She is survived by her daughters, Mary Louise Hagan of Havelock; Pamela Shouse of Newport; Tonya Gillikin of Newport; grandchildren, Dwight; Tabitha; Tristan; Sharon; Bobby; Justice; Justin; Dustin; great grandchildren, Maxwell; Julie; Madison; Anthony; Nevaeh; Orion; Jaxon; Mariuana; Isabella; Kena; Evie; extended family, Linda and Danny Prush; Buster Willis; Joe Mounce; Bobby Shouse; Michelle Grimm and family; Davis Bradley and Anthony Zitnick.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Willard; mother, Loretta Weavil; loved ones, Raimer and Bill McCann; daughters, Wanda Kay Willard; and Deborah "Booie" Willard.
Condolences and life tributes may be sent to family at www.noefs.org
Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc of Beaufort, NC.
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