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Clifton Chamblee Strickland

September 14, 1929 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 89)


Clifton Chamblee Strickland, 89 of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at his residence.

He was born in Tiger, GA to the late William Daniel and Inez Chamblee Strickland.  He lived in Hall County most of his life and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retried from General Motors, with 42 years of service. 

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Betty Burruss Strickland; children, Lisa and Mitch Ralston of Gainesville, GA, Nancy Bruce Hopwood, and Beth Bruce Goodan, both of Monroe, GA; grandchildren, Reeves, Spencer, Brigham and Anna Mitchell Ralston; special great nieces and nephews, Dylan and McKenzie Hall, Sawyer and Gavin Smith.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday February 24, 2019 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  Rev. Clack Stubbs and Rev Garry English will officiate.  Interment will follow in Sawnee View Gardens, Cumming Ga.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

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Hillside Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Gainesville is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service
February 24, 2019

2:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
3650 Browns Bridge Rd.
Gainesville, Georgia 30504

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