Oct 20 2017
Bobbie Jo Strickland, 75, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017. She was born August 8, 1942 in Jacksonville, FL, to the late Rex & Lillie Mae Branch. Bobbie grew up and raised her family in Jacksonville. She and her husband retired on the river in Palatka 19 years ago and was of the Baptist faith. They spent many years traveling together and visited 49 out of the 50 U.S. states. She loved gardening, decorating, going to garage sales and spending time with her grandchildren. Bobbie lived an amazing and wonderful life and will be dearly missed by all. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Jack Strickland, Sr.; son, Jack Strickland, Jr. (fiancé Barbi Barber); daughters, Debbie King (Dan), Deanna Smith (Scott); sister in laws, Jackie Barnes, Patsie Tittle (Tom); brother in law, Phil Strickland (Judy); 7 grandchildren; numerous other family and friends. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 23, at 12pm in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. 904-714-1110.