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800 E. Watauga Ave.
JOHNSON CITY, TN | 37601
423-928-6111
800 E. Watauga Ave.
JOHNSON CITY, TN | 37601
423-928-6111

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Obituary for Rosemary Strickland

Rosemary Strickland
Rosemary Trivett Strickland, 85, of Jonesborough, TN. went home to her husband and son on Friday, October 6, 2017
She was the daughter of Hazel and James Trivett, and stepdaughter of Walter Estep. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 year, Ernest J. Strickland, a son Ray Strickland, a granddaughter Barbara Patterson Weidner, and sister Frances Campbell Snell.
Rosemary was a longtime member of Union Christian Church. She was loved by everyone, and was considered the “neighborhood Mamaw.”
Survivors include her daughter Linda Tripodi, and husband Tony, daughter-in-law Faye Strickland, granddaughter Kristy Mefford and husband Travis, grandsons Robert Strickland and Brandi and Timothy Strickland, two brothers James “Buddy” Trivett and wife Elvaleen and Kenneth Estep, and sister Clayetta Burcham. She had eight great grandchildren; Kacie, Hannah, Christsopher, Elijah, Katlynn, Carly, Jaycob and Tarynn, and also two great great grandsons Rylan and Christian. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews whom she considered her children and loved them dearly.
The family will receive friends at Appalachian Funeral Home from 5PM to 7PM on Sunday October 8, 2017. A short service will follow at 7PM with minister Palma L. Bennett. A graveside service will be held at Roselawn Memory Gardens on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 11AM. Friends and family are ask to meet at the Roselawn by 10:45AM. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
The family would like to send special thanks and appreciation to her neighbors Gary, Joe, Debbie, Brooke and children for always being there for her, and to the staff of Four Oaks Healthcare for the wonderful care provided.
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