Jerry StricklandAugust 4, 1946 ~ February 2, 2017 (age 70)
Jerry Strickland, age 70, of Dallas, GA, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017. He was born on August 4, 1946, in Buchanan, GA, to the late Arlin & Eloise Strickland, and was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, Earl & Melia Walker. Jerry was a car lover, a fan of Georgia Tech, westerns and sports. He was currently working at Advanced Auto Parts in Austell and has been with employed with them for over 40 years, and a member of Assembly of God Church in Dallas, GA.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Maudie Strickland of Dallas, GA; daughter, Lesa & Matt Sheffield of Carrollton, GA; sister, Kathy & Alan Smith of Buchanan, GA; brother-in-laws, Willard & Sue Walker of Dallas, GA, and Olen & Helen Walker of Dallas, GA; sisters-in-law, Margie Shirley of Buchanan, GA, Jane Johnson of Dallas, GA, Betty & Darryl Roach of Douglasville, GA; grandchildren, Will Sheffield and Ivie Sheffield; nieces Jennifer & John Bagwell of Buchanan, GA, and Allison & Josh Eleton of Bremen, GA; two great-nephews, and two great-nieces.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 3 PM, from Clark Funeral Home, with Pastor Ricky Shirley officiating and eulogy will be given by Lesa Sheffield. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. John Bagwell, Jake Bagwell, Josh Elton, Matt Sheffield, Will Sheffield, Greg Walker, Mikey Childers, Jerry Rackley will serve as pallbearers. Justin Elton will serve as honorary pallbearer. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, February 3, 2017, from 5 PM until 9 PM.
Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is in charge of arrangements. www.samclarkfuneralhome.com)