James Lawson Strickland
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James "Jimmy" Lawson Strickland, 65, of Mayodan, passed away Monday evening, August 9, 2021, at Gibson House in Reidsville.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, August 14th, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel in Madison. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (1 - 2 PM) at Colonial Funeral Home and other times at the home of his daughter, Jamie Vernon, 504 Wooten Street in Madison.
Born November 18, 1955 in Massac County, Illinois, Jimmy was the son of the late Julian L. Strickland and Peachie Hodge Strickland. Prior to becoming disabled, Jimmy was a construction worker.
He is survived by his daughter, Jamie Vernon and husband, Marcus of Madison; two grandchildren, Jayden Johnson and Alex Vernon who was nicknamed "Muskrat" by his grandfather; special "daughter", Heather Johnson-Long and husband, Phil, of Ramsey, IL; sisters, Minnie L. Morris of Chicago, IL and Juanita Faye Gray of Paducah, KY; two special nieces, Felicia Weatherspoon-Howe and husband, Kevin, of Paducah, KY and Sheree Strickland Riney and husband, Brant, of Florissant, MO along with numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Charles Whiteside, George Whiteside, Owen Whiteside and Jerry Strickland and a sister, Phyllis Strickland Weatherspoon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.colonialfh.net
Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.