Edna Grace   Strickland
Edna Grace Strickland

May 18, 1926 - March 11, 2019
Born in Clinch County, GA
Resided in Blackshear, GA
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Mrs. Edna Grace Godwin Strickland, 92, died Monday morning (March 11, 2019) at Memorial Satilla Health after an extended illness.

She was a native of Clinch County, but she lived most of her life in Waycross as a loving homemaker and friend to all. A Christian woman who loved her God and church, Edna was the last charter member of Pine Grove Congregational Methodist Church and honorary member of Jamestown United Methodist Church. She was formerly employed and managed several cap factories, and she became certified for Green Thumb Home Care.

Edna is preceded in death by her parents, William Samuel “Sam” Godwin and Maude Fiveash Godwin; her husband, John Grady Strickland, Sr.; one daughter, Mona Maurice Whitaker; and three brothers, Nathan Harold Godwin Sr., Clifford Vernon Godwin and Bobby Gene Godwin.

Survivors include one daughter, Suzane Wiggins (Mike) of Waycross; two sons, John Grady Strickland, Jr. (Agnes) of Patterson, and William Stancil Strickland (Denise) of Waycross; 14 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren; one sister, Catherine Arnold of Albany; one brother, Jackie Lamar Godwin of Hephzibah; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday (March 14, 2019) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Clinch County. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.




Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Music Funeral Home Chapel
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Thursday, March 14, 2019
2:00 PM