(Nov. 18, 2012)
Ernest Stricklan (Ernie) of
Madisonville, passed away at 9:10 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, at his home. He was a member of Watson
Chapel Baptist Church, a member of local Union IBEW #700, a member of VFW Post #5156 and a veteran
of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.
He was 87.
Preceded in death by: parents, Duggan and Josephine McLemore Stricklan; and
several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include: wife-Martha Atkins
Daughters and sons-in-law-Nancy and J.L. Tilley, Brenda
White, Donna and Roy (Slick) Leslie, Connie and J.R. Cagle and Barbie and Victor Bolt;
Sons and daughters-in-law-Sam and Rena Stricklan, Doug and Teresa Stricklan,
Ricky Stricklan and Danny and Debbie Stricklan;
several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren;
Brothers and sisters-in-law-Reed
and Barbara Stricklan, Reece Stricklan and Raymond and Virginia Stricklan;
Several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 8 p.m., Wednesday, in Biereley-Hale
Chapel with Rev. Gary Duncan officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m., Friday in
Watson Chapel Cemetery with military service provided by VFW Post #5156 and DAV
#93. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, in Biereley-Hale
Chapel. Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.