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Shirley Strickland

May 7, 1939 — November 16, 2016

Bessemer City

Shirley Ann Huntsinger Strickland, 77, of Bessemer City, passed away on Wednesday November 16, 2016 at Kings Mountain Hospital. She was born on May 7, 1939 in Gaston County, to the late Grover and Sarah Mayes Huntsinger.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Nelson Strickland; her son, Kenneth Strickland; grandson, Billy Patterson.

Left to cherish her memories are her son, Scott Strickland; daughters, Anita Strickland and Lisa Patterson; daughter-in law, Elaine Strickland; sister, Betty Marshall; grandchildren, Cindy Fournier and husband Norm, Amanda Arrowood and husband Jeremy, Matthew Patterson, Christopher Strickland, Chrystal Strickland, Jamie Strickland, Miranda Strickland, Cameron Strickland; great-grandchildren, Sean Fournier, Caleb Fournier, Taylor Arrowood, Katherine Arrowood, Karoline Arrowwod, Krystaline Strickland, Amber Carroll.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home, Bessemer City, NC.

Her funeral service will be held at 2pm Monday, November 21, 2016 at God Can Do Baptist Church, 102 E. Georgia Ave. Bessemer City with the Rev. Randy Richardson, her son Scott Strickland and the Rev. Bob Hope officiating.

Interment will follow at Westview Gardens.

  • Visitation

    November 20, 2016
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services

    730 Gastonia Hwy
    Bessemer City, NC
    (704) 629-2255
  • Funeral Service

    November 21, 2016
    2:00 PM

    Can Do Baptist Church

    100 E. Georgia Avenue
    Bessemer City, NC
  • Interment

    Monday November 21 2016

    Westview Gardens

    1123 Edgewood Road
    Bessemer City, NC
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