|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 7, 1996|
Lillie Strickland Blount, 72 (b. 5 Apr 1924), of Route 1 Nahunta, died Wednesday (7 Aug 1996) at her residence following a long illness.
A native of Brantley County, she was a daughter of the late Walter Lee Strickland and Rachael Crews Strickland. She had been employed as a nurse's aide and had resided in Okeechobee, FL for many years.
Survivors include three daughters, Wanette Johnson, Lillie Nadean Taylor and Annie Lou Williams, all of Nahunta; two sisters, Delia Hickox of Folkston, Letha Johnson of Savannah; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, from the Winokur Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronald Sharpe officiating. Interment followed in Bethlehem Cemetery near Hickox.
The Sharpe Family sang "At the Crossing," and Rev. Ion Johns sang, "I Firmly Promise You," and ""If We Never Meet Again."
Pallbearers were Larry Strickland, Jerry Strickland, Roger Strickland, Donnie Crews, Carl Walker, and Nathaniel (Buddy) Walker.
Chambless Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Walter Lee Strickland (1900 - 1958)
Rachel Lillie Crews Strickland (1896 - 1959)
Samuel Elliott Blount (1921 - 2007)
Avie Wanette Blount Johnson (1942 - 2012)*
Infant Daughter Strickland (1916 - 1916)*
Delia Lucinda Strickland Hickox (1919 - 2015)*
Florence Strickland Walker (1922 - 1992)*
Lillie Strickland Blount (1924 - 1996)
Letha E. Strickland Johnson (1929 - 2005)*
Julian Nathaniel Strickland (1932 - 1984)*
Created by: Luvspugs
Record added: Aug 10, 2004
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