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Mary Elizabeth Strickland

July 18, 1936 October 24, 2018
Mary Elizabeth Strickland
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Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Strickland

Mrs. Mary Strickland was born July 18, 1936 in Gold Hill, Alabama to the late Mr. Phillip Johnson and the late Mrs. Willie Mae Brooks Johnson Saffon. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters Elizabeth Floyd and Mary Maxwell, a brother Sylvester Saffon Jr., and a daughter Mary Lee Woodfin.

Mary married and lived in several places before settling in New Jersey, where she and her husband raised a family. Mary worked for over 30 years at Saint Barnabas Medical Center of Livingston, NJ before retiring. Mary loved her husband, children and grandchildren dearly and she will be truly missed.

Mary is survived by: her husband Willie Strickland Sr.; 3 daughters and 3 sons, Connie Strickland, Maxine Strickland, Willie Strickland Jr. (Angela), Randy Strickland (Kim), Patricia Strickland and Harold Strickland. She is also survived by 2 sisters, Margaret Walker and Rebecca Marble-Brooks. Mary also leaves behind her dear nieces and nephews, Benita Strickland, David, Joey, Telaya Strickland, Jerusalem Strickland, Muyana, Christopher Strickland, Randy Strickland Jr., Ryan Strickland, Jade Strickland, Kushmeer, Humza and Harold Jr.; along with a host of other nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, family and close friends.

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Visitation

Friday

2

Nov

9:00 AM 11/2/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
Metropolitan Baptist Church

149 Springfield Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

Metropolitan Baptist Church
149 Springfield Avenue Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

2

Nov

11:00 AM 11/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
Metropolitan Baptist Church

149 Springfield Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

Metropolitan Baptist Church
149 Springfield Avenue Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

George Washington Memorial Park Final Resting Place

234 Paramus Road
Paramus, New Jersey 07653

234 Paramus Road Paramus 07653 New Jersey
United States
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