John Donald ‘Don’ Strickland
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John Donald “Don” Strickland, 80, of Bonham, Texas, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at North Texas VA Health Care System in Dallas, Texas. Visitation will be today, Feb. 11, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at noon at the funeral home with burial to follow at Bethel #1 Cemetery in Arley. Mark Tidwell will officiate.

Strickland was born in Arley on May 23, 1933, to Ernest E. and Juda (Wilson) Strickland. He served in the United States Army, was a retired truck driver and attended Bois’D Arc Creek Cowboy Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest E. Strickland; mother, Juda Wilson Strickland; son, Mitchell Strickland; one brother and three sisters.

He is survived by his daughters, Loretta Smith and Margaret Strickland; son, Robert Dale Strickland; brothers, Alvis “Tap” Strickland, Almus “Bit” Strickland, Paul Strickland, Russell Strickland, Sammy Strickland and Randolph Strickland; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571