Obituary for Nellie Audrey Zavala

Nellie Audrey Zavala, age 64, passed away on August 28, 2022 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

Born on June 7, 1958 in Hoke County to the late Hubert and Dorothy Locklear. Nellie was a strong willed woman who lived life to the fullest.  She always enjoyed helping those around her, usually putting their needs before her own.  She was a woman of faith, love and family.  She also enjoyed thrifting, painting and music.  She will be missed by all that knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Michelle Hines; and brother, Sylvester Locklear.

She is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Hines of Southport and Sarah Hines of Fayetteville; brothers and sisters, Gladys Lucas of Lillington, Bonnie Brown of Wingate, Gloria Jacobs of Fayetteville, John Dennis Locklear of Aberdeen, Donald Locklear of Aberdeen and Roberta Locklear of Aberdeen; special friend, Albert Bush of Indiana; also survived by eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from 6:00-7:00PM at Boles Funeral Home in Pinehurst with a service following at 7:00PM.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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