MAYSVILLE – Hazel Gowder Strickland died Thursday, March 4, 2010, at the Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Nellie W. Gowder. Mrs. Strickland was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Strickland.
Survivors include a son, Trent (JoAnn) Strickland, Maysville; sisters, Sybil Stowe, Commerce, and Magnolia O’Kelly, Conyers; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 6, at 2 p.m., from the Maysville Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Stowe officiating. Burial will be in the Jackson Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, March 5, from 5 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Maysville Baptist Church building fund.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.