Judy Mavorneen Strickland, 75, inspired others with her generous spirit and caring demeanor

Judy Mavorneen Strickland
Judy Mavorneen Strickland

Judy Mavorneen Strickland, 75, peacefully departed this life Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at her home in Virginia Beach surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Strickland was born Dec. 2, 1943, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was united in holy matrimony to Robert “Bob” Strickland on Nov. 24, 1973. The devoted couple shared four children.

As a result of her generous spirit and caring demeanor, she was loved by many. Her influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by brothers, James Francis Walsh, Leonard Michael Walsh and Gerald Walsh.

Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children, James R. Laird of Missouri, Robert Strickland Jr. of Iowa, and Lori L. Banks, Tammy L. Fiske and Tracie N. Strickland of Virginia; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Strickland of Iowa; son-in-law, Lee Banks of Virginia; six grandchildren, Brenna Tibbs, Jessica Maxey, Bailee Banks, Victoria Laird, J.R. Laird and Kayla Fiske; and four great-grandchildren, Aden Tibbs, Gavin Maxey, Shasten Maxey and Brentlee Maxey; sisters, Jacqueline Hanna of Florida and Judy Dunbar of Michigan; as well as a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Robert “Bob” Strickland preceded her in death Sept. 14, 2016.

A celebration of life gathering will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, at Mrs. Strickland’s home, 464 Cronin Road, Virginia Beach.

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