Sam Strickland obituary
SAM STRICKLAND HODGES G. Sam Strick land, 69, of Route 2, died Tuesday at Self Memorial Hospital. He was born in Ware Shoals, a son of the late John Benjamin and Maude Smith Strickland He was a retired employee of Parke-Davis Co. and a member of Eureka Masonic Lodge No. 47 and Jordan Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife. Annie Belle Jennings Strickland of the home; two sons, Sam Strickland of Greenwood and Roy Strickland of Chicago, 111.; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Douglas of Gray Court, Mrs. Virginia Tranham of Moonville, Mrs. Ethel Kirby of Dallas, Texas and Miss Gene va Strickland of Hickory, N.C.; four brothers, J.B. Strickland of Fayetteville, N.C., Charlie B. Strickland of Townville, James Strickland of Hawaii and Frank Strickland of California; a granddaughter. Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Jordan Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Ouzts officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. , Pallbearers will be Frank and Pete Godfrey, Gene Sargeant. Lee Brookshire. Johnny Hamilton, Dewey Smith, Tommy Shaw and D C. Fortson. The body is at Blyth Funeral Home and will be placed in the church Thursday at 1 p.m. The family is at the home of Mrs. Carl Wilson, Old Abbeville Highway, and will receive friends at the funeral home from to 9 tonight.