Elizabeth Strickland

Friday, May 23, 2003

KELSO, Mo. -- Elizabeth Harbour Strickland, 64, of Kelso died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at her home.

She was born Dec. 4, 1938, in Jackson, Miss., daughter of James Kirk and Annie May Presley Slawson. She and Jesse Eugene Strickland were married May 8, 1960, in Jackson, Miss.

Strickland moved to Kelso 38 years ago from Jackson, Miss. She was a member of Commerce Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Shannon Strickland of Delta, Kirk Strickland of Jackson, Mo.; a daughter, Dawn Holder of Scott City; three brothers, J.K. and Fred Slawson of Jackson, Miss., Johnny Slawson of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Edna Breax of LaPlace, La., Jewell Bay of Jackson, Miss.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. David Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Memorial Cemetery.