August 15, 1935 – January 8, 2023
ZEBULON – John Larry Strickland, 87, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023. He was born in Nash County to the late Roy Lee Strickland and Geraldine Trevathan. He will be remembered for being a man of faith, faithful to the Lord and his children. He also served his country honorably in the Army National Guard. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife and best friend of 62 years, Charlotte Brantley Strickland and his son, Larry Todd Strickland.
He is survived by his daughters, Jeannie Arena (Paul) and Linda Matthews; sisters, Betty Sue “Pansy” Crowder and Lorine Jones, 3 grandchildren; Katie Arena, Courtney Babb (Travis), and Kristina Williams (Tyler), and 3 great grandchildren; Connor Babb, Hayden Williams and Cohen Williams.
Visitation will be from 1:30pm to 3:00pm Wednesday, January 11, 2023, with Funeral Service to follow at 3:00pm at Union Hope Baptist Church, located at 12717 NC 97, Zebulon NC. Burial will follow at the Murray Family Cemetery, 13112 NC 97, Zebulon NC.
Arrangements entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC 27591. www.stricklandfuneral.com