First Posted: 1/15/2009
Verna “Vernie” Melissa Strickland, 79, of Laurinburg, died Wednesday at Scotland Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel, the Revs. Larry Singletary and Ray Southerland officiating. Burial will follow at Strickland family cemetery.
Surviving are five sons, Somerset “Bobby” Strickland III of Charlotte, Carey “Freddie” Strickland and Ricky Strickland, both of Laurinburg, Michael “Mackey” Lavern Strickland of Maxton and Craig Strickland of Wilmington; two daughters, Brenda Elaine Freeman of Maxton and Linda Geraldine Mitchell of Laurinburg; 22 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Richard Boles Funeral Service.