Sara Strickland

Sara Strickland

Mrs. Sara Willene Strickland, age 88, of Winder, Georgia died February 16, 2012. A native of Bethlehem, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late John William and Ludie Smith Harris. Mrs. Strickland was preceded by her husband, Jefferson Stewart “Jake” Strickland, Jr. Mrs. Harris was especially proud of the fact that she worked at the Lockheed Bell Bomber Plant in Marietta during World War II, installing bomb sights on B 29 aircraft. She was an active member of the Barrow County Senior Center. A resident of Winder since 1996, she attended the Winder First Baptist Church and was a member of the Fidealis Sunday School Class and was a graduate of Winder High School. Surviving are Children, Mike (Martha) Strickland of Franklin, Tennessee, Jefferson Stewart Strickland, III of Los Angles, California, Diane (Tim) Knight of McDonough, Georgia, Ray (Pam) Strickland of Sugar Hill, Georgia, Grandchildren, Sara Grace Vaughn, Leanna Strickland, Jefferson D. Knight, Jenna Knight Farmer, Jackson Strickland and Luke Strickland, Great Grandson, Jacob Thomas Vaughn, Several Nieces & Nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2:00 P. M. from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home with Dr. John Talley officiating. The Family will receive friends Sunday from 1-2 P. M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Harris Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Barrow County Senior Center, 80 Lee Street, Winder, Georgia 30680.