Mrs. Sudie S. Strickland of Cerro Gordo went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
Sudie was born July 7, 1924 in Columbus County, NC to the late Peter and Rebecca S. Strickland of the Cherry Grove Community. She was 94 years young and was one of ten children.
Sudie was married to the late James Carson Strickland of Mullins, SC.
Sudie was preceded in death by a son, Mickey Oral Strickland of Whiteville; seven brothers: Homer, Herman, Rozier, Howard, Daniel Collin, Garland, and Pete Strickland, all of the Cherry Grove Community; two sisters: Jennie Barnes of Whiteville and Elsie Worley of the Cherry Grove Community.
Sudie went to beauty school in Bennettsville, SC where she received her license to become a hair stylist. She worked many years in Mullins, SC and enjoyed her work very much.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2pm on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Cherry Grove Cemetery, with Chaplin David Kelly officiating.
Sudie is survived by a daughter, Lois Elizabeth “Lib” Edwards; a granddaughter, Sheila Faulk and husband Alan; and a great-granddaughter, Dori Lane Faulk of Nakina. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and their families.
Meares Funeral Home of Fair Bluff is serving the family.
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