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Nancy Altman Strickland

February 26, 1956 — July 4, 2019

Waycross – Nancy Altman Strickland, 63, of Waycross passed away Thursday afternoon (July 4, 2019) at her mom’s residence after an extended illness.

Born in Waycross, GA her parents are Mary Katherine Dowling Altman of Hoboken and the late Kennon Altman. She is also preceded in death by her granddaughter, McKenzie Middleton.

Nancy was owner of Wild Bill’s Auction and a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. She loved being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, sewing, doing auctions, and collecting things.

Survivors include her husband, William “Bill” Strickland of Waycross; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Lora Able Thornton (Ron) of Hoboken and Rhea Able of Hoboken; 2 step daughters and their spouses, Helen Anderson (Charles) of Screven and Brandy Strickland (Denise) of Pennsylvania; 5 grandchildren and their spouses, Chevi Middleton (Jennifer), George Middleton (Emily), Garett Able, Austin Crawford, and Nicole Crawford; 6 great grandchildren, Elsie Middleton, Jeb Middleton, Addi Middleton, Harper Able, D.J. Dykes, and Brooke Dykes; mother, Mary Katherine Altman of Hoboken; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Debra Edgy (Marshall) of Waynesville and Jennifer Boatright (Dewayne) of Hoboken; mother-in-law, Lorraine Dixon of Waycross; an aunt, Marie Strickland of Waycross; and also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held Saturday afternoon (July 6, 2019) at 1PM at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Randall Gunter and Rev. Chuck Allen Officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Saturday staring at 12pm. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chevi Middleton, George Middleton, Garett Able, Ron Thornton, Joey Crews, and Scottie Johnson.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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