September 25, 2021

Mr. Reuben Howard Strong

Mr. Reuben Howard Strong passed away Tuesday. He was born September 17, 1954 in Heard County, Georgia to Mr. Hubert and Irene (Allen) Strong. Howard Attended Mary Johnson School and graduated from Heard County High School.

He was employed with Milliken & Company (Valway plant) and also Georgia Power (Yellow Dirt). He was member of True Word Praise & Worship Center.

Survivors include wife, Gloria “Chap” Strong; one daughter, Tanisha (Leonard) Brewster, Newnan, GA; one son, Latrell Cosby, Eufaula, AL; two grandchildren, Taderah Bonner, Fort Sill, OK and Zakeria Cosby, Carrollton, GA; four sisters, Evelyn L. Strong, Stockbridge, GA, Velma J. Thompson (Charlie Ray) Carrollton, GA, Josephine Strong, Morrow, GA, Gladys O. Tolbert (Walter) Stockbridge, GA; two brothers, Hollis C. Strong (Barbara), LaGrange, GA, Lorenzo Strong (Vanessa) Conyers, GA; 11 sisters-in-law, 10 brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

The Celebration of Life Service will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Stateline Baptist Church. Pastor Rueben Simpson will officiate. Burial will follow at Heard County Memorial Gardens.

You may express your condolences or sign the guest book by visiting

The family will be at their home at 2441 Victory Road Franklin and will receive friends on Friday from 7-8 in the Chapel of Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.

The excellent care of Mr. Strong is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.

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