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In Memory of

Margie Louise Strickland

January 11, 1922 - May 18, 2017

Obituary


Margie "Susie" Strickland, 95 years of age, passed away on May 18, 2017 in Grand Prairie, Texas. Susie was born on January 11, 1922 in Gallatin, Cherokee County, Texas, to Annie Anderson and Joseph Edward Lee Dafft.

Susie's family moved to Dallas County in 1924. She worked 39 years for Republic Bank and retired in 1980. She began volunteering at a local hospital in 1981 and continued for almost 20 years. She enjoyed cooking, especially breads, for her family and friends. Counted cross stitching was a favorite hobby of hers, and she had...

Margie "Susie" Strickland, 95 years of age, passed away on May 18, 2017 in Grand Prairie, Texas. Susie was born on January 11, 1922 in Gallatin, Cherokee County, Texas, to Annie Anderson and Joseph Edward Lee Dafft.

Susie's family moved to Dallas County in 1924. She worked 39 years for Republic Bank and retired in 1980. She began volunteering at a local hospital in 1981 and continued for almost 20 years. She enjoyed cooking, especially breads, for her family and friends. Counted cross stitching was a favorite hobby of hers, and she had literally hundreds over a period of 28 years. She married Lynn Miller Strickland on August 22, 1944 and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary a few months prior to his death.

Mrs. Strickland is preceded in death by her husband, Lynn Strickland.

Mrs. Strickland is survived by her sons: Jay Strickland (Kathy) and Edward Strickland (Penny)
Grandchildren: Todd, Joel, Greg (Shannon), Alana (Kris) Will, Jake.
Great-Grandchildren: Jack, Benjamin, Cole, Kyla

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Mrs. Strickland's name to one of the following organizations; First Baptist Church of Grand Prairie, Dallas Baptist University or Happy Hill Farms.