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Phil & Donna (Stricklan) Whitaker (#4308835)
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Bio Photo Phil is a retired systems analyst and a Vietnam veteran serving 4 years with the US Navy with honorable discharge as Petty Officer. He then served 2 years with the Air National Guard. Donna is a retired RN with 44 years in the medical field. First as a nurse's aide, then EMT and finally an RN for the last 35 years. We live in Oklahoma City.
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My parents are William Stricklan
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Larry & Helen in Ok.
We have added the memorials. You can send more if you want.
Larry & Helen
Added by Larry & Helen in Ok. on Sep 28, 2016 10:11 PM
Larry & Helen in Ok.
RE: Statewide Deaths
Phil, I just finished the 1st 10 last night. One is actually buried and all others are unknown burials.
Glad I can help get the information out.
Added by Larry & Helen in Ok. on Sep 28, 2016 3:12 PM
Ms. Clyde
David Richie
Your memorial for David is 168422186

David was reared in Chickasha, Oklahoma and attended Lincoln Elementary and graduated from Chickasha High School. He continued his education by attending the Canadian Valley Vocational Educational School. There he became certified in Heating and Air along with Small Appliances.

David started his career by working for First National Bank of Chickasha for 15 years. During this time, and since, he was a determined man (by all means necessary) to became a supervisor. David was also an Entrepreneur. He opened a clothing store, liquor store, and then a hair supply store. David wasn’t finished yet, he began buying real estate in the Chickasha and Anadarko areas. While doing all of these things, he ran for, and was elected, for a term of two years, City Councilman. Crockett was a well-liked, multi-talented son, brother, father, and friend.

David was married to Deedra Millier, to this union one son was born, David, Jr. He later united in matrimony to Marletta Bell. His father and brother Darrell preceded him in death. If only we could have seen Crockett and Darrell meet together on the other side.

He leaves to mourn four children: Krashima Walls Banks of Picayune, Mississippi; David Richie of Anadarko; Roderick Givens of Chickasha; and Johanna Richie of Anadarko. Six grandchildren: Kimora, Donovan, Otes, Kamiya, Elaza and Cordae. He also leaves to cherish his memory his mother Dollie Richie of Oklahoma City; five sisters: Deborah Jefferson; Melba Johnson (James); Sibohan Hines (Reginald) of Oklahoma City; Terry Richie of Houston, Texas; Rhonda Haggins (Charlie) of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Also, two brothers: Brad Richie of Moore and Reginald Richie of Chickasha; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Obit courtesy of Brown-Thomas Funeral Home, Chickasha.

Added by Ms. Clyde on Sep 27, 2016 1:48 PM
Ms. Clyde
RE: Statewide Deaths
Send when and how many you can. Glad to help you (us) out!
Added by Ms. Clyde on Sep 26, 2016 12:00 PM
Kay (Phillips) Skinner
RE: Lynda Presslar and Mattie Pearl
I have an Aunt that researched the family tree. I will have to look for the CD she made of ancestors to see. It would be easier for me if u use my email instead of find a grave for everyone. I am busy the next few days but hopefully by Tuesday I will be slowed down some so I can look for the info. I'm not sure where I put all the stuff when my dad died. It may be in storage. If u get me a list, in email, if I can't find CD, I can try to see if my aunt remembers the research
Added by Kay (Phillips) Skinner on Sep 07, 2016 5:51 PM
Kay (Phillips) Skinner
Lynda Presslar and Mattie Pearl
Ok it said on Lynda Presslars page if anyone knew of her family to respond. I was responding that I am kin to her through Mattie Pearl . Her daughter Cecil Moore Phillips , is my grandmother. She was the eldest child.
Added by Kay (Phillips) Skinner on Sep 05, 2016 6:29 PM
R Burnett
Rocky & Linda Thompson
Thank you for passing on the obits, I had been searching for them but was having no luck.
Added by R Burnett on Aug 28, 2016 10:02 PM
David Olsen
Michael Howard
Thanks for your prompt reply. Not sure what Brown Water Navy is but I would guess maybe river boats. If has not already done so he should record his service on the US NAVY portion of website. Welcome Home back at you!
Added by David Olsen on Jun 26, 2016 10:12 PM
RE: Mattie Pauline Stricklan Chastain
Hey Donna,
Again, thanks for responding.
Yes, I have a huge version of my father's HAMMONDs and STRICKLANDs. And then I also have my mother's MONEYs and JOHNSONs etc, etc. all in Do you have access to it? It is a great place to search and store and create versions of research.
Of course, each family tree is only as good, or I should say, as correct, as the records, and the verification of accuracy. But is a great starting place, and a good place to store possibilities. And it's easy to correct or remove people and records, if you discover an error.
If you don't mind, would you respond to me with my email:
I can write and do better in that format, and not in this messaging on FindAGrave.
Added by Dan35984 on Jun 06, 2016 11:28 AM
Mattie Pauline Stricklan Chastain
Thanks for responding. Hope I didn't offend with my questions/concerns. I agree that all duplicates in FindAGrave need to be resolved. And indeed, it seems someone has acted accordingly. I now see that only #60197654 is posted for "Mattie Pauline", and now do not find duplicates for parents C.E. and Leola.
As I mentioned previously, we are related. You are I are 3rd cousins. It seems our Grt Grandfathers (mine- Elijah Phillip Strickland, yours - John W. Strickland) were brothers and sons of Andrew Jackson Strickland (181-1880). I notice that your Grt Grandfather John W., and our Grt Grt Grandfather Andrew J., both died in 1880, a few months apart. I grew up in Chattooga CO. GA. and live very near where Andrew J. and son Elijah Phillip and other Stricklands are buried. Been to those cemeteries many times searching for others. In fact there are several Strickland relatives who disagree about Andrew J's father. Some believe him to be Sion, and I currently have Reuben. SO the search is still in progress.
Added by Dan35984 on Jun 05, 2016 3:58 PM
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