Strickland, Doris A.

Retired From Walker County School System

Friday, December 15, 2017
Doris Strickland
Doris Strickland

Doris A. Strickland, 79, of Ringgold, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at her residence.

Doris was born May 20, 1938. in LaFayette, to the late John Cecil and Jewel Doran and graduated from LaFayette High School.  She was retired from the Walker County School System where she worked in food service.  Doris also enjoyed cooking for Applebrook & Joyland Day Care Centers.  Her strong faith in God was evident as she ministered with her late husband, Rev. C.F. Strickland, over the many years having taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, working in the bus ministry and any job uplifting the name of Jesus.  She loved reading her bible, cooking, working in her yard and spending time with family and friends.  Doris was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Chickamauga, and, in addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Marion Louise Stickland.

Doris leaves to cherish her memory her son, Mark Strickland, Rossville, and daughter, April (Dale) Waller of Chattanooga; grandson, Tanner Vinyard; brother, Don Doran; sisters, Audrey Osburn and Sandra Mastrangello;  special friends, Jaden, Jacob, Katie, Hamp, Evan and Kamryn.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, at 10 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Mike Wallin and Reverend Tim Owens officiating.  Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Please share expressions of sympathy at lane-southcrestchapel.com.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2–4 and 6–8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.



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