Mr. Strickland was born May 21, 1928. He died in Kinston, N.C., on May 6, 2009. He is the father of Mordecia “Dee-Dee” Strickland of Charlotte
In memory: Mr. Samuel Strickland
In memory: Lori Ann Davis
Ms. Davis was a 1980 graduate of Harding High School and worked as a receptionist at Compass Group in Charlotte and in clerical services at Bank of America, Charlotte.
In memory: Mr. Billy William Flowe
Mr. Flowe worked as a driver for various trucking companies and served six years in the U.S. Army.
In memory: Mary H. Whitlock
Mrs. Mary H. Whitlock of Charlotte died Thursday, April 30, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main. She was 66.
In Memory: Samella Brown Twitty
Mrs. Twitty, 91, was a faithful member of Simpson-Gillespie United Methodist Church for over 50 years.
In Memory: Robert Hunter Leak Jr
Mr. Leak, 55, helped integrate West Mecklenburg High School in 1971, a story featured on the CBS news show “60 Minutes.”
Funeral services set for Barbara Brewton Cameron
Funeral services for Barbara Brewton Cameron are set for noon Saturday, Dec. 13, at Forest Hill Church on Park Road. […]
Barbara Brewton Cameron dies in Florida
She defied drug gangs to clean up one of Charlotte’s most crime-ridden neighborhoods in the 1980s. The church she later founded now feeds hundreds of poor people each week.
The “Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”
When Rosa Parks was asked what songs meant the most to her, she answered: "All of the songs Odetta sings." Odetta was known as the voice of the civil rights movement .