Elizabeth Dianne Strickland Geren
Visitation will be Friday from 6 p.m. till 9 p.m. at Jones Family Funeral Service in McComb, MS., with visitation again on Saturday from 10 a.m. till services at 2 p.m. at the Osyka Baptist Church in Osyka, MS. Bro. Milton Kliesch and Bro. Robert M. Hanvey will officiate. Burial will be in the Osyka Cemetery.
Mrs.. Geren was born December 4, 1946 in Magnolia, MS. She was the daughter of Johnny and Willie Belle Bates Strickland.
Mrs.. Geren was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hazelhurst, she was employed by C.L. Industries formerly Royal Maid for the past 39 years. On April 3, 1976 she was wed to her husband, Carl L. “Butch” Geren Jr. for the past 33 1/2 years, her family said she was a wonderful daughter, sister and loving wife. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her father, and one brother, John Allen Strickland..
Mrs. Geren is survived by her husband, and mother, sister and brother in-law, Sonia and Junior Morris of Moss Point, MS., a sister in-law, Carol Strickland of St. John, Newfoundland, with loving niece and nephews, Kimberly Renea Yauch, Jeremy L. Morris, Jason Allen Strickland and Jeffery Allen Strickland with great nieces and nephews and many friends..
Pallbearers will be Billy Hall, Joe Hall, David Hall, Jamie Easley, Andy Woods and Tyrone Blades.