April 11, 1924 - June 1, 2014
Mary Alberta Stricklin, 90 years of age passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 in Richland Hills, TX at home surrounded by family. Mary was born April 11, 1924 in Fife, TX. to Stella C (Milsap) and Rockey W. Forrester. She married Troy Stricklin, May 30, 1941 in Denton, TX and was married for 71 years and was a member of the United Daughter of the Confederate and Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Mary will always be remembered by her family as a loving mother, wife and homemaker. Mary is survived by two daughters, Cherry Farrar of Richland Hills, TX and Sharon Hanlon and husband William of Las Vegas, Nevada. Also surviving are six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Earl Forrester of Gun Barrel City, TX. and one sister, Dorothy Dell Chung of Luxington, N.C. She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Stricklin; parents, Stella and Rockey Forrester, one grandson Billy Troy Hanlon; and five brothers; Charles Forrester, William Forrester, James Forrester, Rockey W. Forrester and Authur Ragland. Also preceding Mary in death were four sisters, Ima Faye Stillwell, Nova Nell Austin, Evelyn Dean, and May Bell Forrester. Visitation is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Slay Memorial Funeral Center Chapel in Aubrey, TX. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m. also at Slay Memorial Funeral Chapel with Wynn Guinn leading the service. Interment will be at Pilot Point Community Cemetery in Pilot Point, TX. Pallbearers are Curtis Rodgers, James Curtis Rodgers, Britton Eason, William Hanlon, Steven Guinn, Ryan Guinn, Kevin Oviatt, Robert Finney and Forrest Chung. Services are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center in Aubrey, TX. On -line condolences may be registered at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. To send a flower arrangement to the family of Mary Alberta Stricklin, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
Mary Alberta Stricklin, 90 years of age passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 in Richland Hills, TX at home surrounded by family. Mary was born April 11, 1924 in Fife, TX. to Stella C (Milsap) and Rockey W. Forrester. She married Troy Stricklin,... View Obituary & Service Information
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