Terry Glen Strickland, son of the late John Marvin and Mildred Louise Teel Strickland, was born in Dexter, Mo., on Nov.16,1952, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on April 7, 2012, at the age of 59.
He had worked as a plumber with his father and was also a truck driver. He had lived in Southeast Missouri most of his life, had lived in Gideon, Clarkton, and Puxico the past four years.
On May 12, 1996, he was married to Doris J. Holt Cross, in Dexter.
Surviving are his wife, Doris J. Strickland of Puxico; one daughter, Betty Strickland of Hanover, Pa.; two sons, Terry Robert Strickland of Hanover, Pa., and Brandon Lee Strickland of Okla.; two step-sons, Jonquenton and Christopher David Cross, both of Dexter; two grandchildren; one sister, Karen Winchester of Piggott, Ark.; four brothers, Marvin Dale Strickland of Kennett, Donald Strickland of Risco, Kenny Strickland of Gideon, and Bobby Strickland of Puxico. Other family and friends also survive.
Memorial services were held at 11a.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at the Faith Fellowship Church in Dexter with Sister Bonnie Cannell, of Dexter officiating. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.