Mrs. Barbara Keener Strickland

Mrs. Barbara Keener Strickland, 56, of Ellijay, died Thursday, May 12, 2016.

She was born Sept. 1, 1959, in Gilmer County to Lorena Mullins Keener and the late Alvin Keener. She was a Gilmer High School graduate, homemaker and of the Baptist faith. 

She is preceded in death by nephew, Robbie Keener.

She is survived by husband, Dennis Strickland; daughter, Gina; mother, Lorena Keener, of Ellijay; brother, Andy Keener (Rita); sisters, Linda Nicholson (Billy) and Lisa Kell, all of Ellijay; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 14, at 1 p.m., from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Payne and the Rev. Eugene Davis officiating. 

Music was by Austin O’Neal. 

Pallbearers were Bryant Strickland, Darrell Strickland, Tony Smith, David Welch and Dennis Strickland. 

Interment was in the Yukon Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006