Geraldine Bruce Strickland

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Geraldine Bruce Strickland, age 79, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. Geraldine committed her life to the Lord at Lawrenceville First Baptist Church as a young girl and was most recently a member of Corinth Baptist Church in Cumming. Geraldine loved taking long walks, tending her roses and her flowerbeds, canning vegetables, traveling and cooking for her family. During the last eight months she had made several close friends at Tara Plantation where she resided.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Strickland; parents, Carl T. and Vennie Irene Kerby Bruce; brother, Carlton Eugene Bruce; and sisters, Tyrus Lorraine Britt and Martha Wood.
Geraldine is survived by her son, Michael H. Wilbanks and good friend Diana Wells; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey F. and Bronya T. Wilbanks; grandson, Johnathon Wilbanks and partner John Fay; stepgranddaughter and husband, Kristi and Corey Moss; great-granddaughter, Samantha Moss; sisters and brothers-in-law, Florene and James Wages, Blondine and Charles Cooper, Myrtice and Herbert Arnold, Bernice Raybon, and Nancy Cadwell; brother, Douglas Bruce; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.
There will be a graveside service Thursday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. at Gwinnett Memorial Park in Lawrenceville with the Rev. Ricky Bird and the Rev. Gerald Blackburn officiating. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 4-9 p.m.
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Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Cumming, GA 30040
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Published in from Dec. 7 to Dec. 9, 2011