Nellois Strickland, beloved Matriarch and Servant of the Lord, has passed from this life after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. A celebration of her life service will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:30 at Borger Church of Christ. Burial to follow in Westlawn Memorial Park in Borger.
Mrs. Strickland was born to William and Lois Jackson on May 24, 1932 in Stephenville, Texas. She was raised and attended high school in Levelland, Texas where she was crowned Homecoming Queen in her senior year. She married Horace Strickland in 1954. Horace preceded Nellois in death, August 2, 1990.
Nellois owned and operated Lois's Laundry in Tahoka and managed the Dairy Queen in Fritch, Dimmit and Glen Rose. She was a faithful and productive member of the Borger Church of Christ for many years.
Nellois was preceded in death by a daughter, Angie; two sisters, Dot Riley and Avis Morrow; and a brother, Wayne Jackson.
Nellois is survived by her son, Randy Strickland of Fritch; her daughter, LaNita and husband Bill Huth of Las Vegas, Nevada; three sisters: Mary Grace Greenlee of Alpharetta, Georgia, Billie Strickland of Lubbock, Texas and Gayle Miller of Lubbock, Texas; two brothers: Waymon Jackson and Raymon Jackson both of Levelland, Texas; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are by Brown Funeral Directors