Leamon Everette Strickland
May 7, 1924 – August 16, 2018
WENDELL – Leamon Everette Strickland, 94, died Thursday. He was born in Wake County to the late James Everette & Hersie Kelly Strickland. He was the owner of Strickland’s Jewelers for 71 years opening on July 7, 1947. He was a good man who loved his cigar’s and could always be seen working on clocks, jewelry, or anything that needed fixing. He will be remembered for this and for his love of his family.
Funeral service 3 pm, Sunday, Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, best friend, & partner of over 67 years, Wilma Flowers Strickland of the home, children, Donnie Strickland (Felicia), Frances Byrd (Ricky), brother, O. K. Strickland, all of Wendell, grandchildren, Ginny Porter (Josh), Lisa McLawhorn (Bruce), Brett Strickland (Courtney), Cara Kelly (Matt), Gary Adams, great grandchildren, Shelby, Julia Brooke, & Lucas McLawhorn, Colton & Lincoln Porter, numerous Special nieces & nephews & Special friends Bill & Paula Terrell.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church.
Visitation 4-5:30, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell & other times at the home. www.stricklandfuneral,com