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Ms. Fannie B. Strickland entered into rest Sunday, April 22, 2018 at her residence. 

A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Beulah Grove Baptist Church, 1434 Poplar Street, Augusta, GA 30901, Reverend Dr. Sam Davis, pastor and Reverend Alvin Lewis, Jr., eulogist. Interment will be in Walker Memorial Park. The remains will lie in state at the church from 2:00 p.m. until the hour of service.

*The family will receive friends on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the mortuary.

Those left to cherish her loving memory include: two daughters, Samantha (Anthony) Charleston and Ambrizette Strickland both of Atlanta GA; two grandsons, Jamar (Terrae) Charleston of Boundbrook, NJ and Javon Charleston of Columbia, SC; two granddaughters, Akeyla Charleston and Ali's Waterhouse both of Atlanta, GA; two great-grands, Amiyah and Logan Charleston of Boundbrook, NJ; one grand-dog, Blu Charleston of Atlanta, GA; four sisters, Minister Mary Bland (Michael) Weeks of Rialto, CA, Cathy Bland Ashley, Joyce Bland Montgomery and Marlene Bland all of Augusta, GA; three brothers, Alfonzo Bland of Jacksonville, FL, Percy (Megan) Bland of Atlanta, GA, and Thomas Bland of Charlotte, NC; one sister-in-law, Charlene Bland of Trenton, NJ; three aunts, Viola Anderson of Charlotte, NC, Lucy Heath of Hazel Park, MI, and Alma Bland of Hephzibah, GA; two uncles, Charles T. Cofer and Roosevelt Bland, both of Augusta, GA; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, god children, classmates and special friends.

In lieu of flowers, a college scholarship fund has been set up for the youngest grand-daughter Ali's; In loving memory of her Nana, Fannie B. Strickland 

Please visit the link below to contribute...Thank you for your love and support.

https://fundly.com/alis-college-scholarship

W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706)722-6401.

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  • Thursday, April 26, 2018
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  • Monday, April 30, 2018
    It saddens us to know you are mourning the loss of your loved one. May you find strength and comfort from the words of Psalms 34:18. It reads: “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit." Our loving God is there for us if we ask for his help (1 John 5:14). He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). What a joy it will be to welcome back to life your loved ones who are asleep in death!! You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
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