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Feb. 3, 1926 - Nov. 29, 2006

BAILEY -- Ruby Lee Wiggins Strickland, 80, died Wednesday. Funeral services will be 7:30 p.m. Friday at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. James Herring officiating.

Mrs. Strickland is survived by three sisters, Edna Petway, Linda Edwards, and Marie Craft all of Wilson; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Milton Strickland; a daughter, Ann Strickland Bissette; and a son, Joseph Strickland Jr.

The family will receive friends Friday night at the funeral home immediately following the service and at other times at 6038 Shiloh Church Road.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be directed to Joyner's Funeral Home, P.O. Box 425, Wilson, 27894 for her monument.

Published in Obituaries on November 30, 2006 1:47 PM