Rachel Ann Strickland Cone

Rachel Ann Strickland Cone

September 26, 1934 – February 22, 2021

MIDDLESEX – Rachel Ann Strickland Cone, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Monday. She was born in Nash County to the late L.C. & Addie Brantley Strickland. She dedicated many years to her career as an Engineer at Southern Bell and later went on to retire from AT&T. She was a kind, charming, elegant, and loving Southern lady. She was loved by many and will be missed by them all. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Glenn Bug Cone.

She is survived by her nieces & nephews, Ina Cariveau of Middlesex, NC, Robbie (Rena) Price of Middlesex, NC, Gentry Price of Middlesex, NC, Jennifer (Johnny) Horne of Middlesex, NC, Rodney (Kim) Edwards of Chicago, IL, and sister-in-law, Margie Strickland of Middlesex, NC.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Baptist Children’s Homes of N.C, P.O. Box 338 Thomasville, NC 27360 http://bchnc.convio.net/givenow or to Pine Ridge Baptist Church, 874 Pine Ridge Rd, Zebulon, NC 27597

Rachel’s family would like to give a special thank you to her caregivers, Emma Jones, Gail Thorne, Sandra Strickland, and Diane Brown.

Graveside funeral service 2 pm, Wednesday, Pine Ridge Baptist Church, 874 Pine Rd, Zebulon. MASKS ARE REQUIRED. Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com.


  • Alice White Posted February 23, 2021 6:46 pm

    Sending condolences Sympathy and love to the family and friends As we grieve we all know the she is singing praise to our Jesus She was a beautiful woman and will be missed by many Ella & I send our Love

  • Raetta Adkins Posted February 23, 2021 7:54 pm

    I’m sorry to hear about Aunt Rachel! She a very special lady! May God comfort you

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