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Elneta (Williams) Strickland

September 7, 1934 ~ January 7, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Elneta Strickland Obituary

Elneta Williams Strickland, 89, of Cerro Gordo, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville. 

Born on September 7, 1934, in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Cephus Williams and Smithie Cartrette Williams.  She was also preceded in death by three siblings, Agnes W. Clewis, Louvenia W. Williamson, and Robert Williams.  

Elneta was employed by Stone's Manufacturing in Fair Bluff, retiring in 1995 with over 30 years of service. Elneta loved gardening, sharing her fruits and vegetables with friends, family, and neighbors. She loved riding her lawnmower; keeping her yard in shape was a hobby that she thoroughly enjoyed. Elneta loved nature and being outdoors, and she enjoyed attending worship services at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, of which she was a member. 

Survivors include her husband, Grady Strickland of the home; two daughters, Donna S. Livingston and her husband, Sid, and Susan S. Rogers and her husband, Frank, all of Wilmington; siblings, J.C. Williams, and Faye Williams Bryant both of Whiteville; two grandchildren, Ryan Livingston and Matthew Rogers. 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday on January 10, 2024, at Worthington Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeff Stocks officiating. Interment will follow in the Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until the time of the service.

The family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 2372 Cedar Grove Church Road, Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 

 

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Visitation
Wednesday
January 10, 2024

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Worthington Funeral Home
405 Strawberry Blvd
Chadbourn, NC 28431

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 10, 2024

2:00 PM
Worthington Funeral Home
405 Strawberry Blvd
Chadbourn, NC 28431

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