Mattie Frances White Strickland



Mattie Frances White Strickland, age 95 of Laurinburg passed away to her heavenly home on Monday, March 05, 2018.

Frances was born on March 24, 1922, a daughter to the late Charles Adam White and Minnie Hardy White. She was the loving wife of fourty-three years to the late Barry Alonzo Strickland. She dedicated her life to loving and caring for her family and especially loved caring for children. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, going out to eat and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

Along with her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by daughters, Phyllis Marie Payne, Frances Elizabeth Magee; grandsons, Christopher Wayne Gore, Kevin Michael Strickland; great granddaughter, Kailee Birdsong; daughter-in-law, Martha Strickland, son-in-law, Jerry Gore, Forest Magee and all of her siblings.

Mrs. Strickland is survived by her children, sons, Barry Alonzo Strickland, Jr., of Wadesboro, James Barry Strickland (Beth), Charles David Strickland (Charcie) and her daughter, Patricia Gore all of Laurinburg; son-in-law, Bill Payne and her fifteen grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren, thirteen great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews; her special friend and care giver, Louise White and many loving friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel officiated by Rev. Dorothy Barnes and Pastor Rodney Coe. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

The family requests memorial donations to be given to Scotland Regional Hospice for Morrison Manor, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353.