Nettie Young Strickland
Nettie Young Strickland, 81, of Kentwood, LA, passed away, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Our Lady of The Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge.
She was born October 12, 1938 in Kentwood. She was the daughter of Charlie Cornelious and Veda Mae Travis Young.
Mrs. Strickland was retired correctional officer with Dixon Correctional Institute with 28 years of service. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Bobby Darren Strickland and Eddie Earl Strickland; grandson, Rodney Darren Strickland; daughters-in-law, Rhonda Davis Strickland and Tessie Brabham Strickland.
She is survived by two sons, Tommy Louis Strickland and Ronnie Eugene Strickland and his wife, Verda of Kentwood; one daughter, Deborah Marie Strickland of Magnolia; former husband and father of her children, Eddie Strickland of Osyka; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Joseph and Paula Strickland, Timothy and Becky Strickland, Charlie and Jessica Strickland, Colton Day and Angela Strickland, all of Kentwood, Trenton Strickland of Hammond, Jennifer and Adam Purser of Summit and Dawn and Sean Marrs of Katy, TX; numerous great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren and special friends, Irene Carter Mitchell and Eldwin “Cooter” Meyn of Kentwood.
Pallbearers are Adam Purser, Joseph Strickland, Timothy Strickland, Charlie Strickland, Trenton Strickland and Colton Strickland.
Visitation is Friday at New Zion Baptist Church, 3841 Hwy. 38 West, Kentwood, LA 70444 from 5PM until 9PM and Saturday from 10AM until services at 11AM with Bro. Larry Blades officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit, MS in charge of arrangements.
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