Sunday, October 16, 1949 - Thursday, April 30, 2015
Mr. Edward Earl Strickland Sr. of Slocomb passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Flowers Hospital. He was 65.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Burns Assembly of God Church with Rev. Royce Morrow and Rev. Steve Etheridge officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.
Mr. Strickland was born October 16, 1949 in Graceville, FL to the late Forrest Edward and Jeanette Rolland Strickland. Edward was engaged in farming all of his life and was a great provider for his family. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a loving husband, caring father and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Judy Walker Strickland, Slocomb; two daughters: Jennifer Strickland and Amy Jordan (Michael); one son, Edward Earl Strickland Jr.,all of Slocomb; grandchildren: Heather Phillips (Josh), Renee Strickland, Skylar Strickland, Brittany Weeks, AnnaBell Strickland, Marlee Strickland and Justin Jordan; great-grandson, Joshua Phillips; two great-grandchildren on the way; Kalli and Caden; three sisters: Donna McCoy (Bobby), Fountain, FL, Trish Mayo (Arthur) and Linda Morris (Robert); two brothers: Gary Strickland (Karen) and Sammy Strickland, all of Taylor; sisters- in- law: Donna Clevenger (Johnny) and Dianne McDaniel (Randall); special friends: Nell Dawsey, Tammi Harris, Wayne Hall, James Pope and Ronnie Williamson; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.