Ella Ruth Strickland, 90, passed away at Signature Courtyard Nursing Facility in Marianna, Florida where she and her husband, Ray A. Strickland have resided for the past three years. She was born in Quitman, GA. and had lived in both Cario, GA. and Bristol, FL. most of her life.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Ray Strickland; daughters, Ruth VanLandingham of Greensboro, FL., and Phyllis Moore of Maine; and a son, George Strickland of CA. Her grandchildren Tim Adams (Suzi), Cindy Rudd (Gary) of Greensboro, FL., Christi Bush (David) of Ft. Myers, FL., Artie (Heather), Kevin (Jodie), Cameron Sellars, all of Tallahassee and Nell Belue also of Greensboro FL. and 16 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Wednesday April 25th from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. at AmeriCare Funeral & Cremation in Quincy, 20 South Duval St. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol, Florida.
In Lieu of flowers contributuions can be made to Covenant Hospice of Marianna, Fl. (4215 Kelson Ave., Ste. E Marianna, FL. 32446). Bevis Funeral Home of Bristol, (850)643-3636, www.bevisfh.com is handling the arrangements.