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Willa Strickland Obituary
Mother Willa Dean Strickland was born January 18, 1932 in Batesville, MS to parents Mr. & Mrs Mack Spikener. Mother Strickland was called home to be with the Lord Saturday, August 8, 2015. Willa accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal savior at an early age. She leaves to cherish fond memories her sons Larry (Darcel) Strickland, Charles (Debra) Strickland, John (Willene) Strickland all of Gary, IN, Chris (Valarie) Strickland of Merrillville, IN, Dewayne Strickland and Anthony (Karen) Strickland of Gary, IN. 4 daughters Darlene Boex, Bernadine (Alvin) Hill, Diane Strickland and Ardena (Carlos) Clay all of Gary, IN. Sisters Minnie McCullough of Gary IN, Ellar Boyd, Amelia Douglas, Dorothy (Ernest) Visor all of Aurora, IL; Two Brothers Cleaster Spikener of Chicago, IL and Levester Spikener of Detroit, MI. 19 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, August 14, 2015 from 12 to 8:00 p.m. Family Hour from 7 to 8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Holy Bethel M.B. Church, 810 W. 8th Ave. Gary, IN. Pastor Thomas Fuller Jr. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
Published in the Post Tribune from Aug. 13 to Aug. 14, 2015
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