June 14, 2004

Theodore H. "Ted" Strickland Jr.

Mr. Theodore H. "Ted" Strickland Jr., 75, of Forest Park passed away Sunday, June 13, 2004.

He is the Patriarch of the Atlanta, Ga., Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of The Latter Day Saints.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 16 at the Church of Jesus Christ of The Latter Day Saints in Jonesboro with Brother Roger Smyth officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Myrtie Strickland; daughters and sons-in-law, Diana Lynn and Paul Ralston of McDonough, and Pamela Kay and Steve Smith of Hogansville; son and daughter-in-law, James Vance and Cynthia Strickland of Osprey, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home of Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 210-2700.