Strickland, Myra Jo

Longtime Science Teacher Loved Tennis, Traveling, And Playing Bridge

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Myra Jo Strickland, 90, passed away on January 16, 2021, from COVID complications. 

 A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, she graduated from Central High School, and obtained her Master’s Degree from University of Chattanooga.  She taught science for 30 years with most of her time being at East Ridge Jr High.  She loved tennis, traveling the world, and playing Bridge.  Her other loves were gardening obtaining her Master Gardner Certification and animals, especially birds and cats.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Lucille Garrett Strickland.

She is survived by her brother, Byron (Gail) Strickland, niece, Crystal (Jeremy) Griggs, nephew, Henry (Lisa) Strickland, two great-nephews, Brock Griggs and Caden Strickland, and cousin, Jane Shelton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org.

Due to COVID, there will be no visitation at the funeral home and burial will be private.

Special thanks to Life Care of East Ridge for such excellent care in her last few years.

Please share your memories of Myra with the family at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, East Ridge, Tn. 37412.


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