Mrs. Margaret Irene Strickland, age 73, of James B. White Hwy. South, Whiteville, NC, died Monday, April 2, 2018. Born August 30, 1944 in Horry County, SC, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Smith and Addie Odella Harper.
She was the owner and operator of 701 Nursery for twenty five years.
She is survived by two daughters: Debbie Strickland Walker of Lake Waccamaw, NC, Angie Strickland (Mark) Shelley of Clarendon, NC; two brothers: Billy Wayne Smith of Tabor City, NC, Ernest Smith Jr. of Loris; two sisters: Magdaline Norris of Clarendon, NC, Faye Taylor of Whiteville, NC; four grandchildren: Bradley Nance, Adam Nance, Katelyn Caines, Hunter Shelley.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 2 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Long Cemetery.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service in the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail Road, Whiteville, NC.
A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home