January 11, 2021
79 year old Doris Ruth Strickland of Alexandria died Thursday at her residence. She was the office manager for Dr. David Darrah and a member of the West Main Baptist Church. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the West Main Baptist Church in Alexandria. Dusty Desimone will officiate and burial will be in the Brush Creek Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-7 p.m. at the funeral home and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. at the church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde Cox and Sarah Daughtry and her husband, Jerry Strickland, Sr.. She is survived by her children, Sharon Strickland of Alexandria, Jerry Strickland, Jr. of Alexandria, and Jason and Julie Strickland of Hendersonville. Grandchildren, Kristen and Granger Malone of Alexandria, Jessie and Rawlin Vanatta of Smithville, Skyler and Grant Richardson of Gallatin, Peyton Strickland of Hendersonville and Riley Strickland of Hendersonville. Great grandchildren, Strickland Vanatta of Smithville and Brooks Richardson of Hendersonville. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.