October 15, 2018

Mr. Larry Lewis Strickland, Sr.

Strickland ObitMr. Larry Lewis Strickland, Sr. was born April 30, 1956 in Franklin, Georgia to the late, Mr. Oscar Strickland and Ms. Eleanor Zachary.

He joined State Line Baptist Church at an early age. Larry graduated from McKinley High School in 1975.

His life was filled with love and laughter. Larry loved and cherished his family. He was loved by his family and friends, who refer to him as “Blow”.

Larry, Sr. departed this life surrounded by family friends at WellStar West Georgia Hospice on Saturday, December 3, 2016.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Larry Strickland, Jr.; his adopted mother, Lola Lovelace; brother, Randy Zachary; and two sisters, Shawanda Zachary and Sharlene Zachary.

He leaves to cherish his memories, one son, Stenson Strickland; two daughters, Lisa Strickland and Roslyn (Claude) Brown; daughter-in-law, Alisha Strickland; step-mother, Liz Strickland; four sisters, Diane (Cint) Grier, Theresa Zachary, Sheila Zachary, and Gail (Jimmy) King; four brothers, Dwight Strickland, Eric Davis, Andy (Jane) Zachary, and Jarvis (Rene) Zachary; 13 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; five aunts, one uncle, a special cousin and best friend, Carolyn Singh; and a host of niece, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The Celebration of Life Service will be Saturday at 3:00 PM at Stateline Baptist Church. Rev. Adnre’ McDonald and Rev. Stafford Dudley will officiate. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.

Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral home of Lagrange is in charge of the arrangements.

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