Owen Brown Strickland, 88, of Baytown, Texas passed away Saturday, December 15, 2012 in Beaumont. Owen was born April 1, 1924 in Beaumont, Texas to Winson and Alice Strickland. He lived most of his adult life in Mid-County, served in the Army during WWII and retired from Mobil Oil as an Operator Supervisor. Owen is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty Strickland; brother, Winson Arwin Strickland Jr.; sisters, Winifred Lee, Myrtle Ingram, Ruby Sinclair and Nelda January. He is survived by sons, Gary Strickland and wife Karla of Port Neches, Lynn Strickland and wife Charlene of Mont Belvieu; daughters, Sherre Strickland of New Hampshire, Lea Flick and husband Brian of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Ryan Strickland, Eric Strickland, Brandon Flick, Erin Flick and Carter Strickland. A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., with funeral services to begin at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered at: www.forestlawnmpfh.com
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 17, 2012