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Mable Ray (Peterson) Strickland

February 17, 1927 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 93)

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Mrs. Mable Peterson Strickland, 93 of 12081 Harrells Hwy., passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Pender Memorial Hospital in Burgaw.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, January 27 at 2:00 PM at the Peterson Family Cemetery, Bull Tail Rd., Harrells with Rev. Tom Murray officiating.The family will receive friends following the service at the Cemetery.

Born in 1927 in Duplin County, Mable was the daughter of the late Walter Challie and Vera Giddeons Peterson and the widow of the late Lacy Washington Strickland. Mable was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and was active as long as she was able and was a homemaker of which she enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved and was loved and will be greatly missed.

Mable is survived by her daughter, Anita S. Baldwin of Harrells; three sons: Lacy Milton Strickland and wife, Peggy of Watha, Donald Ray Strickland and wife, Judy of Dunn and John Strickland and wife, Dana of Clinton; three sisters: Betty Dale of Wallace, Avis Powell of Watha and Annette Murray of Harrells. She also leaves behind her special seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mable was preceded in death by her son, Lester Strickland; daughter, Karen Strickland and grandson, Donald Earl Strickland.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 407 Tomahawk Dr. Harrells, NC. 28444.

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Graveside Service
January 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Peterson Family Cemetery
Bull Tail Rd.
Harrells, NC 28444

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