RUTH T. STRICKLAND
September 21, 1927 – April 7, 2012
MIDDLESEX – Edna Ruth Taylor Strickland, 84, a faithful servant, went home to the Lord on Saturday. A native of Nash County she was daughter to the late William Pearlie & Fannie Rebecca Massey Taylor. She was a loving mother, grandmother, & sister who will be truly missed. She was preceded in death by siblings, Joe, Lee, David, Benny, Wilton, & Jack.
She is survived by sons, Gerald Strickland (Donna) of Swansboro, Cecil Strickland (Marlene) of Pasadena, CA, siblings, Kenny Taylor (Delores) & Jean Murray, both of Middlesex, and grandchildren, Kimberly, James, Susie, & Marcile & 6 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 3 pm, Sunday, Rocky Cross Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 2-3 pm, prior to the service in the church.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net