December 2, 2020, 85, Goldsboro
Janice Worley Strickland, 85, of Goldsboro went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at her home.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1 until 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Progressive Church Cemetery in Princeton.
Mrs. Strickland was born in Johnston County on October 28, 1935 to the late Elton and Laura Pilkington Worley. She was a faithful woman serving in the community and within her church at Jefferson United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her two sons, John Dorsey Strickland Jr. and wife, Jackie of Goldsboro and Jeffrey Wayne Strickland and wife, Debra of Banner Elk, NC; one sister-in-law, Janice Worley of Smithfield; five grandchildren, Pamela Grady and husband, Bennie, April Esposito and Husband, Ken, Heather Scott and husband, Michael and Amanda Strickland and boyfriend, Rory Bale and Brian Kornegay and fiancé, Abby; and six great-grandchildren, Hannah and Seth Phillips, John and Matthew Scott and Ace and Angelena Esposito.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Strickland was preceded in death by her husband, John Dorsey Strickland and two brothers, Kirby Worley and Marion Glenn Worley.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Jefferson United Methodist Church or the NC Troopers Association Caisson Unit.
The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.