Allie Byrd Strickland



Allie Byrd Strickland, age 80 of Laurinburg passed away to her Heavenly home on Monday, August 6, 2018.

Allie was born May 22, 1938 in Scotland County, a daughter of the late Herbert Strickland and Cattie Lowery Strickland. She was a loving homemaker who worked in farming most of her life. Before her illness, she served as a member of Laurinburg Church of God of Prophecy and enjoyed listening to gospel music. Allie was a devoted mother, grandmother and loving sister whose greatest joy were the precious times that she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Tilden Strickland, Freddie Strickland, McKinnon Strickland, Hoover Strickland, Rose Mae Strickland and Blossie Strickland.

She leaves behind her son, Rodney Jody Strickland, Sr. of Laurinburg; daughter, Heather Lynn Crifasi of Morrisville; brother, John Strickland of Asheboro; sisters, Mable Letchworth of Asheboro, Bernice Helvy of Bellview, FL; sister-in-law, Ann Strickland of Asheboro; grandchildren, Jody Strickland, Storm Strickland, Derek Strickland, Taylor Strickland, Jadelyn Crifasi, Adyson Strickland, Gabe Vanvliet-Strickland, Ryver Ransom and a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel, officiated by Pastor John McPherson. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.