Spicey Tart Strickland, 80


BENSON and DUNN — Mrs. Spicey Tart Strickland, age 80, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Rose & Graham Funeral Chapel in Benson. Officiating will be the Revs. Johnny Haney and Leon Tart. Burial will follow in Banner Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery in Benson.

Mrs. Strickland was born June 4, 1939, in Harnett County to the late William Burnice and Mallie Hodges Tart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Wade Strickland; and several brothers and sisters. Mrs. Strickland was a homemaker and member of Jonesboro Baptist Church.

Surviving include her son and daughter-in-law, William S. and Sandra Barefoot; daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia “Cindy” and Donald Norris, all of Benson; grandchildren, Martha Keene and husband, Patrick, Morgan Young and husband David, Daniel Barefoot, Brandon Barefoot and Landon Norris; great-grandchildren, Kayse, Bradley, Paigeleigh, Sierra and Chesney; sister, Irene T. Penny of Dunn; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson and other times at the home of William and Sandra Barefoot, 653 Bear Road, Benson.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.roseandgraham.com.

Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson.


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