Donnie Lee Strickland, age 67, was born in Wayne County to the late Clifford Avery Strickland and the late Mary Lou Futrelle Strickland. Donnie was also preceded in death by a sister, Connie Colvin. He attended Tee’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
A service to celebrate Donnie’s life will be held Monday evening at 7:00pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Family members will greet friends at the funeral home from 6:00 until 7:00pm. A committal service will be held on Tuesday at 1:30pm at Wayne Memorial Park.
Donnie is survived by his wife, Alice Faye Winstead Strickland; his son, Donnie Alan Strickland and his wife, Gretchen; a brother, Tommy Strickland; his sisters and brothers in law, Joanne and Kenneth Stancil and Patsy and Doug Wellington; a grandchild, Harper Grace Strickland; sisters in law and brother in law, Kaye and Burt Stroud, Janice Newcomb and Barbara Horrell; along with many nieces and nephews and his favorite dog, “Dutchess”.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Strickland family and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com.