Mr. Okley Strickland, 60 of Bonifay, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan. Born Thursday, Oct. 16, 1952 in Bonifay, he was the son of the late John Strickland and the late Pearlie Mills Strickland. He was the husband of Cynthia Strickland Strickland. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.
Surviving are daughters, Tiffany Strickland of Bonifay, and Jessica Strickland of Bonifay; brothers, Clearance Carroll of Panama City, and Oneal Strickland of Panama City; sisters, Mary Ann Berry of Bonifay, Kathleen Keith of Palatka, Ola Griffin of Noma, Owene Leer of Glendale, Teen Steverson of Bonifay and Murley Wood of Bonifay.
A Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Shady Grove Baptist Church, Bonifay, with the Rev. Eber Overly and the Rev. Johnie Bradshaw officiating. Interment followed in Shady Grove Cemetery, Bonifay, with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.