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Clarence Jeff Strickland
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Obituary for Clarence Jeff Strickland

Mr. Clarence Jeff Strickland, 70, of Dunn, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Wake Med Hospital. Jeff was born December 15, 1947 in Harnett County, son of the late Albert Marion Strickland and Eunice L. Strickland. Jeff was preceded in death by his sisters; Annie Mae Strickland, Willa Dean Thornton, Mary Elizabeth Strickland, and one brother; Henry Strickland. 

Jeff was more commonly known as the Tree Surgeon of Dunn. He was known for his generosity among friends and people in the community. He had a passion for photography, and a very strong work ethic. He was also a member of Mt. Carmel PFWB Church of Dunn.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M., Tuesday June 19, 2018 at Mt. Carmel PFWB Church with Rev. Johnny Peterson and Kevin Peterson officiating. Burial will follow at Devotional Gardens in Dunn.

Jeff is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Jane Strickland; daughters Jan Hartness and husband Allen of Georgia, Patsy Lee and husband Carl of Clinton, Teresa Bradley and husband Michael of Plainview, and Debbie Jones and husband Timmy of Bunnlevel. He also has six grandchildren; Kenya Cordell, Kayla Hedrick, Pamela Lee, and Justin, Alex and Rayden Bradley; two great grandchildren; Jordan Cordell and Renn Hedrick; brothers Marion and Thomas Strickland; sisters Judy McCorquodale, and Robbie Edwards.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday June 18, 2018 at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home and other times at the home of Mary Jane Strickland.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334





2:00 PM
Mt. Carmel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church

2425 Benson Hwy
Dunn, NC 28334





3:00 PM
Devotional Gardens

5665 Fairground Road
Dunn, NC 28334


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