Strickland, Mary Joyce Albritton (Cleveland)

Friday, February 1, 2013

Mary Joyce Albritton Strickland, 71, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the family residence. 

She was the daughter of the late Luther F. and Charlcie Hicks Albritton; and was also preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, James Rockland “J.R." Strickland; her sisters, Adessa Theodocia Graig, Mamie Sue Burnette and Angie Dean Green; and one brother, Eldon John Albritton.

Mrs. Strickland was a health care professional retiring from Bradley Memorial hospital with over 32 years of service and she was a member of the Samples Memorial Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and sister.

She is survived by her daughter, Sonya Rymer and her husband Gary of Cleveland; sons, Eldon Shane Strickland of Cleveland and Jimmy Strickland and his wife Shanda of Chattanooga; grandchildren, James R. “Jimmy” Strickland Cleveland, Michael J. Strickland of Meigs County, Dana R. Rymer and Emily Varnell both of Cleveland and Meredith Orr of Maryville; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Veta Harris, Star Burnette and Brenda Rymer and her husband Andy all of Cleveland; her best friend “Stubby”; and several nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 2 at Samples Memorial Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Cameron, Rev. Lee Ingram and Rev. A.M. Rymer officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Jimmy Mikey and Anthony Strickland, Jonathan and Jeremy Cartwright and Sam White serving as casket bearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Rodney Chandler, Gary Greene, Curtis Freeman and Jonathan Strickland. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service.

The family will receive friends Friday, February 2 from 4-8 p.m. at the North Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes who has charge of the arrangements. 

The family request that donations be made To Amedysis Hospice 2253 Chambliss Ave. Cleveland 37311. 


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