Mills Funeral Home

Samuel Strickland, 80, of 807 Macon Street, Kinston, N.C., died Wednesday, May 6.

Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday, May 12, at the United American FWB Tabernacle, 1011 Dr. J E Reddick Blvd. The Rev. Ray Strickland will officiate. Interment will follow in Southview Cemetery.

Viewing will be from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m., Monday, May 11, with family visitation 7p.m. – 8 p.m. at Mills Funeral Home.

He leaves loving memories to daughters Mordecia “Dee-Dee” Strickland of Charlotte; Deborah Strickland of Newark, NJ; Marilyn Wise, Eldress Dorothy Gooding, Diane Wade, Nancy Wade and Tanitial Strickland of Kinston; sons Rev. Ray Strickland of Shreveport, LA; Samuel Strickland III, Frederick Strickland and Ronnie Strickland of Raleigh; Dennis Strickland of Incirlec Air Base Turkey; Kenneth E Strickland, Charles Wade and David Wade of Kinston; Eddie Dean Wade of Fairfield,CA; 36 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

The family is receiving relatives and friends at 103 Wilson Avenue, Kinston, the home of his daughter Marilyn Wise. publishes free obituaries and death notices as a service to our readers. Send information to

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