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V.J. Strickland
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Funeral services for V.J. Strickland, 78, of Clarkesville, formerly of Gainesville, were held at 4 p.m. Thursday May 29, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Hillside Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Strickland died May 26, 2014, at his residence.

Born in Forsyth County, Mr. Strickland lived in Hall County for most of his life. he was the son of the late Julius Verna and Annie Waldrip Strickland. He lived in Habersham County for the last 12 years. Mr. Strickland was the owner/operator of Strickland Firewood and Landscaping Company in Gainesville for a number of years and also worked for Gainesville Machine and had also worked with the poultry industry in Gainesville for many years. He was a member of Sardis Baptist Church.

Survivors include his life partner, Barbara; children, Lynnette Farmer (John), Gainesville; Tony Strickland (Rhonda), Oakwood; Melvin Strickland (Patricia), Tucker and Tammy Wentzel (Scott), St. Marys, Idaho; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren and still counting, sister, Virginia Pendley, Gainesville.

Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at

Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, Southwest, Gainesville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

May 30, 2014