Gladys Eugene Strickland, of Marianna, died Friday, April 25, 2014 at Jackson Hospital, she was 87. Gladys was a native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, she retired from Citizens Bank after serving many years as a bank teller. Gladys was a former Pink Lady at Jackson Hospital, and a lifetime member of Trinity Baptist Church in Marianna.
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Her husband, William Douglas "Strick" Strickland, preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons, Darrell Strickland (Debbie) of Marianna and Ron Strickland (Lisa) of Crawfordville; two daughters, Brenda Benton (Chuck) of Ft. Walton Beach and Kathy Vice of Marianna; brother, Billy Ray Elmore of Lilburn, Ga.; sister, Sybil Jones of Jackson, Ala.; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014 at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel with Roland Rabon officiating. Interment was in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel. Expressions of sympathy may be made online at James & Sikes Funeral Homes Maddox Chapel
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4278 Lafayette Street P O Box 328
Marianna, FL 32446
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Apr. 30, 2014