Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Stanley Harvey Strickland, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Mr. Strickland was born in Douglas, Georgia a son of the late Reverend Harvey Strickland and the late Jimmie Ray Coleman Strickland. Mr. Strickland was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson, and was a retired Architectural Blacksmith having been the owner along with his wife of Strickland Forge. In addition to his parents, Mr. Strickland is preceded by three daughters: Kristal Strickland Doss, Stacey Strickland Kapps and Sue-Anne Strickland.
Survivors include his wife Bobisue Sims Strickland of Jefferson, grandson, Terry Dean (Buddy) Strickland of Jefferson. Daughter: Cindy Strickland Ruggerio of Carmel, California, and sister; Lou Ann Coleman of Eastman. Two brothers: Jim Strickland (Jeri) of Gainesville, and Wade Strickland (Sandy) of Kennesaw. Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
The family of Mr. Strickland has requested no flowers. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jefferson, P.O. Box 395, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
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First Baptist Church of Jefferson
P.O. Box 395, Jefferson GA 30549