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Obituaries

FLORINE STRICKLAND

January 24, 1929 - February 2, 2020

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Wuesthoff Hospice House, Dr. Jey Pillai Center, located at 661 Eyster Blvd. in Rockledge, FL at 2 p.m.

Florine A. Strickland of Cocoa Beach, FL passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 2, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom. She celebrated her 91st birthday with her three sons by her side on January 24; Thomas, Jr. “Mack” (Jan) of Chester, VA, Barry (Debbie) of Short Pump, VA, and Van (Roxanne) of Rockledge, FL.

She is survived by her 5 grandchildren: Suzanne (Betsy), Bonnie, Scott, Dane, and Kenzie and 3 great grandsons.

She was born in Church Road, VA to the late Nathan L. Ammons and Floree J, Ammons. She married Tom in 1948 and lived primarily in Virginia before moving to Florida in 1985. While in Virginia she was a member of Chester Baptist Church and opened Strickland Realty Company. After retirement she and Tom moved to Cocoa Beach, FL. She was a member of numerous clubs and enjoyed singing, whether at church or social gatherings. She will be missed by all who knew her.