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Ruth Douberly Strickland

May 24, 1947 — July 12, 2018

Nahunta – Ruth Douberly Strickland, 71, of Nahunta passed away early Thursday morning (July 12, 2018) at Cura Health in Jacksonville, FL after an extended illness.

Born in Folkston, GA her parents were Claude Douberly and Mary Crews Douberly. She is also preceded in death by her husband, William “Billy” Edward Strickland; 2 sisters, Peggy Moore and Janice Williams; and a brother, James Douberly.

Ruth was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith. She loved sewing, quilting, cooking, and flowers.

Survivors include her son, William Matthew Strickland of Nahunta; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan Lynette Wainright (Gary) of Nahunta; 5 grandchildren and their spouses, Christopher Lane (Amanda) of Nahunta, Caleb Lane (Cypress) of Hortense, Colby Lane of Hortense, Justin Strickland of Hoboken, and CeeGee Strickland of Nahunta; a great grandchild, Kynsleigh Lane and one on the way; a sister, Claudine Harris of Nahunta; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Sunday afternoon (July 15, 2018) from 1PM -2PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon (July 15, 2018) at 2PM at the chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Jody Griffin officiating. Burial will follow in Smyrna Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Lane, Caleb Lane, Colby Lane, Justin Strickland, Jesse Strickland, and Jim Harris.

Family and pallbearers are asked to be at the funeral home by 1:30PM on Sunday.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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