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Van Alstyne Leader
January 25, 1957
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Mrs. Leah Strickland Passes After Attack

Mrs. Leah Strickland, 75, suffered a heart attack in her yard Monday evening and was rushed to the Wilson N. Jones Hospital in Sherman where she expired Tuesday afternoon at 3:40.
Funeral services were held in the First Baptist Church Thursday afternoon at two o'clock, conducted by the pastor, Rev. J. O. Duckworth, with interment following in the City Cemetery. 
Mrs. Strickland was born on Nov. 30, 1881, in this state. She was the widow of the late G. D. Strickland, and was a member of the Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. H. F. Caraway of Texarkana, and Mrs. Pascal Mullenix of Fort Worth; by three sons, John F. Strickland of Irving, Jack Strickland of Dallas, and Bob Strickland of Van Alstyne; by 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; by one sister, Mrs. Henry Taylor and one brother, C. M. Yeury, both of Howe. 

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