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Martha S. Locklear

April 24, 1922 ~ August 17, 2018

Funeral services for Mrs. Martha S. Locklear, 96, of Jennings will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jeff Cook and Bro. Brian Wells officiating. Entombment will follow at Calvary Mausoleum under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

 

Visitation for Mrs. Locklear will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21 at Miguez Funeral Home and will continue until the 1:30 p.m. service time.

 

Mrs. Locklear was born in Pembroke, NC on April 24, 1922. She was a Welfare social worker for the State of Louisiana having moved here in 1952 from their home in North Carolina. She was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Jennings for many years. Mrs. Locklear was also a member of Entre’ Nous and the Jennings Golf and Country Club. She cherished and was very proud of her Native American Heritage and was known as a free spirit who lived and loved life to its fullest.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents Oscar and Susie Oxendine Sampson of North Carolina; her beloved husband, Ledger Locklear; and her dear son, L. Barry Locklear.

 

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter Cheryl and husband Reginald Ringuet of Lafayette; grandchildren, Carrie Artique, Ross Broussard, Ryan C. Ringuet, Alicia Ringuet French and Tyler J. Ringuet; and her great grandchildren, Justin Artigue, Gabe Muffalotta, Alex Muffalotta, Nicholas Muffalotta, Heidi French and Hunter J. Ringuet.

Pallbearers will be Ross Broussard, Ryan C. Ringuet, Tyler J. Ringuet, Kent Sampson, Randy Ringuet and John Showacre.

Services

Entombment: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
2:30 pm - 12:00 am

Calvary Cemetery

Funeral Service: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Jennings

Visitation: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Jennings

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  1. I was Martha Locklear's typist when I first started work at the Welfare Office. She always signed off her dictation as "Lock' and I thought she was saying "Luck". That was the beginning of a long-lasting friendship. May God comfort you all as you say your earthly goodbyes.

  2. I loved Marthas smile!!! She was always sweet and kind to me, and I loved the fact that she swam for so very many years

  3. Loved this precious lady. Spent lots of time at her house with Cheryl. Those are memories that I will always cherish. Remembering the family in mh prayers.

  4. When I think of Martha, the first thing that comes to mind is her beautiful smile. So sorry for the familys loss. Take comfort in the fact that she is in the arms of her savior and is with loved ones.

  5. I LOVED MARTHA! AND SO DOES MY FAMILY. I PLAYED GOLF WITH HER. SHE, JEANNETE ROBERT AND I PLAYED TOGETHER. WE HAD A VERY GOOD TIME TOGETHER! NO ONE WAS AS SMART AND AS FUN AS MARTHA!

  6. I LOVED MARTHA! AND SO DOES MY FAMILY. I PLAYED GOLF WITH HER. SHE, JEANETTE ROBERT AND I PLAYED TOGETHER. WE HAD A VERY GOOD TIME TOGETHER! NO ONE WAS AS SMART AND AS FUN AS MARTHA!

  7. We are truly sorry for your loss. I did a little work for her throughout the years and we became friends. She was a sweet person and interesting to be around. Our prayers are with you. Leroy Susan Fontenot.

  8. My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).


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