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Ruthie Jane Locklear (Cummings)

Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of McDuffie Cummings and Sarah Jane Cummings
Wife of Daniel W. Locklear and Frank Cummings
Sister of Neil Patrick Cummings; Bellamy C. Cummings and M. D. Cummings

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About Ruthie Jane Locklear

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Birth: Mar. 16, 1883 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Jun. 24, 1963 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Ruthie Jane was the daughter of McDuffie and Sarah Jane Lowry Cummings. She married Daniel Webster Locklear on Jun. 18, 1903 in the Burnt Swamp section of Robeson county, North Carolina. After his death, she married Frank Cummings.

The following was taken from the Jun. 28, 1963 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Funeral for Mrs. Ruthie Jane Cummings, 83, who died at her Route 1 Pembrok home Monday, was conducted Thursday afternoon at Mt. Airy Baptist church, with Rev. L. W. Jacobs assisted by Rev. John L. Carter. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Roy Lacy Cummings, Billy Wilkins, Stacy Cummings, Earl Cummings, Grady Locklear, and D. H. Wilkins, Jr. Flowers were arranged by Mmes. J. H. Locklear, McLaurin Jacobs, Polly W. Locklear, Charlie Chavis, Galloway Hunt, Nancy Jones, Wisherd Wilkins, Stella H. Locklear, Louise Locklear, Fannie Lowry, James D. Locklear, Worth Hunt, Ida Oxendine, and Emory Locklear.

Survivors include three sons, Russell Locklear, Herbert Locklear, Bill (Buck) Locklear, all of Pembroke, route 1; two daughters, Mrs. Leona Wilkins, Pembroke, route 1, Mrs. Strawdy Cummings, Pembroke, route 1; 28 granchildren; 43 great grandchildren.

  • **NOTE: Her name is given as Cummings (widowed) on her NC death certificate and in her THE ROBESONIAN obituary, but she is buried with her first husband as a Locklear.

Family links:

  • Daniel W. Locklear (1878 - 1925)
  • Frank Cummings (1881 - 1960)
  • Russell W Locklear (1905 - 1976)*
  • Leona Locklear Wilkins (1908 - 1999)*
  • Millard Locklear (1924 - 1946)*


Our Father which art in Heaven

Burial: Mount Airy Baptist Church Cemetery Lumberton Robeson County North Carolina, USA

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Ruthie Jane Locklear's Timeline

March 16, 1883
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
June 24, 1963
Age 80
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA