Shirley Mae Hoover Strickland, 85 of Birch View Drive, Matthews, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Novant Health Medical Center in Matthews.
Born in Forsyth County, on March 11, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Henry Franklin Hoover and Emma Sue Wilson Hoover. Mrs. Strickland retired as an English Teacher from Mecklenburg County Schools. She was a member of Matthews First Baptist Church.
She loved walking, traveling, golf, cats, gardening and especially loved spending time with family.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, L. Joe Strickland; two daughters, Wendy Clark and husband, Doug of Lawndale and Heather Davis and husband, Craig of Charlotte; sister, Betty Hoover of Mocksville and three grandchildren, Bryson, Lauren and Logan.
A Graveside Service will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Polkville Baptist Church with the Rev. Will Davis officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Polkville Baptist Church Youth Ministry, PO Box 245, Polkville, NC 28136.
A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.