Mrs. Peggy LaMastus Strickland of Winona, Mississippi passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022, after an extended illness. She was born in Charleston, Mississippi, and was 87 years old.
Mrs. Strickland retired from International Paper. She also worked as a physical education teacher, served as a Winona Housing Authority Commissioner, and worked as church secretary for First Baptist Church of Winona for seven years. She was very involved with her church family.
Mrs. Strickland was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Clyatt Gerald “Strick” Strickland, Sr.; and her parents, Kathryn Barnes LaMastus and Guy Edward LaMastus. She is survived by one daughter, Kathi L. Brown (Perry) of Bellflower, CA; and one son, Clyatt Gerald “Bo” Strickland, Jr. (Debbie) of Winona; six grandchildren, Angie (Randy), Abbie (George), Ashley (Daniel), Nick (Shannon), all of California; and Jami (Paul) of Carrollton, and Lawrence of Winona; thirteen great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Peggy LaMastus Strickland will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 21, at First Baptist Church of Winona. Rev. Jay Anderson will officiate the service. Visitation will be Monday, November 21, from 8:30 a.m. until service time at the church.
Her burial will follow Tuesday, November 22, at 2:00 p.m. in Savannah Valley Memorial Garden in Thomson, Georgia.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 408, Winona, MS 38967.