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Alta Corinne Ward Strickland
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1912
Death: Jan. 17, 2007

Services for Alta Corinne Strickland, 94, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wadley's Funeral Chapel with burial at Cooke Family Cemetery in Asher, with Carroll Martin officiating. She was born to James Reuben and Stella Ward in Chism, and died Wednesday, Jan. 17, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Mrs. Strickland had lived in Coeur d'Alene for the past eight years, moving from Norman. She was raised in Asher and attended the Catholic school in Purcell. On Dec. 25, 1940, she and Paul Strickland were married at Pauls Valley. A longtime Purcell resident, Mrs. Strickland owned and managed a grocery store, owned a caf? and worked in retail sales. She also worked as a nurse aide, retiring in 1989. Mrs. Strickland was a member of the Heritage Baptist Church in Rathdrum, Idaho. She enjoyed crocheting and taking care of family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Paul, sisters Oleta Browder and Ruth Crooks, daughters Patricia Pack and Sharon Strickland and granddaughter Lori Nicole Yarbrough.

Survivors include her daughter Ruth Cooper of Idaho; nieces Barbara Brown and Virginia (Suzie) Branch; grandchildren Jamie Anderson, Judy Schulte, Sheryl Leachman, Landon Pack, Shawn Pack, Travis Crooks, Jon Yarbrough and Kristi Yarbrough; great-grandchildren Brad Stephens, Brandy Stephens, Jon Paul Pack, Bobby Pack, Brandon Pack, Trevor Schulte, Kelsey Shulte, Mykala Gibbs, Teisha Pack, Jamie Michael Anderson, Katie Anderson, Autumn Harner, Donnie Schulte and Frankie Schulte; great-great-grandchild Jordan Cole Stephens and one on the way; and many other relatives and friends.

Services are under the direction of Wadley's Funeral Service, Purcell.

Cooke Family Cemetery
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Phil & Donna (Stricklan)...
Record added: Jan 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17756673


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