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Nellie (Strickland) Spivey

August 27, 1950 ~ December 10, 2017 (age 67)

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Cerro Gordo, NC

Nellie Strickland Spivey, age 67, died Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Columbus Regional Healthcare, Whiteville, NC.  Born August 27, 1950 in Columbus County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Homsey Everette Strickland and Neppie Burnice Coleman Strickland and the widow of Ted Larue Spivey, Sr.

She is survived by one daughter: Shanna Thompson (Kevin) of Cerro Gordo, NC; one son: Teddy Spivey, Jr. (Angie) of Chadbourn, NC; two sisters: Betty Jean Buffkin of Atkinson, NC, Rhonda Sue Strickland of Whiteville, NC; six grandchildren: CPL Kevin Ethan Thompson (Rose) of Ft. Bragg, NC, Allie Thompson, Troy Thompson, Baileyanna Spivey, Erica Locklear, Garison Johnson; one great grandchild: Noah Thompson; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two brothers: Pete Strickland, Phillip Strickland; and one sister: Shirley Strickland.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 2 PM in the Cherry Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Cerro Gordo, NC. 


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home


 Service Information

Graveside Service
December 12, 2017

2:00 PM
Cherry Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
9833 Swamp Fox Hwy W
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430

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