Mary Nell (Strickland) Strickland

Born: Wed., Nov. 8, 1944
Died: Mon., Sep. 23, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Sep. 26, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Sep. 27, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home Chapel

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Mrs. Mary Nell “Sally” Strickland, age 74, of Blackshear, passed away early Monday morning (9/23/19) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross following an extended illness.

Born November 8, 1944 in Bristol, she was a daughter of the late Archie and Josie Smith Strickland. She was a lifelong resident of Pierce County where she had worked at several sewing factories including the Lonnie Brigman Sewing Factory.  She was a member of the The Church of God of Blackshear.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Strickland; a daughter, Rhonda Strickland; a granddaughter, Daisha Cisneros; her sister and brother-in-law, Maxine and Bob Whitt; and a brother, Bull Strickland.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Ramona Cisneros (husband Larry) and Jodie Dixon (husband Greg), both of Blackshear; 5 grandchildren, Erica Hayes (husband Lee), Hilario “Bubba” Cisneros, Jr., and Kristian Emmons, all of Blackshear; Chad Boyd of Atlanta, and Austin Perritt (wife Vivianna) of Pennsylvania; 10 great grandchildren and 1 expected soon, Kilee and Dylan Hayes, Aiden and Avery Cisneros, Mary Alyssa Stanhope, and Brooklyn Emmons, all of Blackshear, Isaiah, Isaac, Ella, and Belle Perritt, all of Pennsylvania; her brothers and sisters-in-law, R.L. and Naomi Strickland of Blackshear; Jack and Molly Strickland of Bristol, and Beulah Strickland of Blackshear; her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Thelma and Junior Kirkland, Genitha and T.L. Chaney, Karen Patterson, and Sandra Strickland, all of Blackshear; special friends, Linda Gail and Claude Murray and their children, Crystal, Ron, and Chris, and Elwanda Smith, all of Blackshear; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Friday morning (9/27/19) at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Waters Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday evening (9/26/19) from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Teresa Harrelson
   Posted Mon September 23, 2019
I’m sorry for your loss. Mrs.Sally was beautiful and precious on the inside and outside. She accepted me the very first time I met her. She was a sweet Christian woman. Fly high with Mr.John now Mrs.Sally. I love you. Mona Cisneros I wish I could be there for you. Your my sweet dear friend and I love you. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

kathy smiley
   Posted Mon September 23, 2019
Jodie, Mona and familys.. We are so sorry for your loss. She was the best neighbor there was and I know she loved her family dearly, especially those grandbabies. May God fill you with comfort and peace. Kathy, Lemar,Mary, Michael, Kinsleigh and Kee.24

Rena Martin
   Posted Wed September 25, 2019
soo very sorry for your lose had her on my mind last week , went by her house no one was there,because of my husbands health i will not get to go, but will be in prayer for u girls and grandchildren and others love u all..Rena fay

Rose anne Merritt
   Posted Fri September 27, 2019
So sorry Jodi and mona to hear of your mothers passing a wonderful sister in the lord.i will never forget the fun we had .talking and laughing. at church. I will be praying for you.

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