Created November 4, 2013
- This eternal flame burns forever -
- in remembrance of Berry Strickland -
Born: October 8, 1930
Died: November 1, 2013
Berry Strickland, 83 of Camden, died November 1, 2013. He was born on October 8, 1930
in Woodberry, AR, a son of W. A. and Mattie Strickland.
Berry was a member of the First Baptist Church of Camden, where he served as deacon
and worked with the building committee, always on call and willing to help. Berry was a
veteran of the U. S. Navy.
Berry had a career in Dallas, in the construction industry. After retiring and returning to
Camden, he continued to serve the community with his building expertise. Along with his
building skills he brought humor and laughter to every endeavor.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna B. Strickland; son, Stanley Strickland; sister,
Ethel Simpson; and brothers, Thomas, Clarence, Wittie, and Hall Strickland.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Strickland; two daughters, Deborah Strickland of Camden
and Kaye Haun and husband, Ricky of Frisco, TX; son, Darrell Strickland of Dallas, TX;
sister, Ella Mae Parrot of Hampton; brother, Hamp Strickland of Hampton; stepdaughter,
Vicki Dedman of Camden; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday at the First Baptist Church with
Rev. Richard Piles officiating. Interment will follow in Means Cemetery at Hampton.
The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Camden or
to the Alzheimer’s Association. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Dedicated to Berry Strickland!
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.
by The Arkansas Goodsams
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