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Strickland, Voncile Jr., 86, a resident of Burkville died at her home on Oct. 20. The funeral service was held on Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home. Brother Al Finch and Brother Andy Hepburn officiated and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directed. Burial followed at New Bethel Cemetery in Braggs. Visitation was held on Oct. 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home. Mrs. Strickland was preceded in death by her husband, Joe E. Strickland; daughter, Winnie S Loftin; son-in-law, Gilbert E. Loftin, Sr.; granddaughter, Sharon K. McGough and grandson, Gilbert E. Loftin, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Linda S. Cates (Jack) of Lowndesboro; grandchildren, Teri L. Spivey (Ray) of Deatsville; Elizabeth C. Smith (Darrell) of Montgomery; and Joseph E. Cates of Northfield, VT; great-grandchildren, Neal McGough of Honoraville; Belinda Jane Smith of Montgomery; Jordan Spivey of Deatsville; and Darrell Smith, Jr. of Montgomery; sisters, Marie Ingram of Selma; Betty Lou Cook of Auburn; and Thera McBride of Dothan; and many nieces, nephews and other family members. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to New Bethel Braggs Cemetery Fund, 15293 St. Hwy 21S, Minter, AL 36761. For online condolences, please visit



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