Dean Turner Strickland, 88, of Dudley passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Genesis Health Care in Mt. Olive.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. A graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park.
Mrs. Strickland was born in Wayne County on January 17, 1932 to the late Claude and Mattie Lamb Turner. She was retired from Wayne Memorial Hospital where she was a nurse.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Grady of Seven Springs and Alex Lee Grady of Goldsboro; one daughter, Jean Willoughby and husband, Jimmy of Goldsboro; one sister, Fonnie Couple of Goldsboro and three grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Strickland and her daughter-in-law, Debra S. Grady.
The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.
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