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Memorial services for Joan Strickland, 91, of Camden, SC, were held at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Rev. Michael Arant and Frank Griffith officiated. The family received friends immediately following the service in the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC, 29020, or Epworth Children’s Home, 2900 Millwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205.

Joan passed away Monday, April 22, 2019, following a brief illness. Joan was born in Laurens, SC, the daughter of the late John and Marie Yarborough Patterson. During her 30-plus years of teaching, Joan was a member of The South Carolina Music Educators Association (SCMEA) and Delta Kappa Gamma. She also participated in the local Women’s Chorale and up until her passing, many musical activities at her beloved church, Lyttleton Street United Methodist.

Joan is survived by her children, Marie Strickland Sheorn (Jimmy), of Camden, SC, Merri Strickland Brabham (Richard), of Bishopville, SC, and Pat Strickland, of Camden, SC; five grandchildren, Allison, Jenna, Jessica, Christopher and Lindsay; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Joan is predeceased by four sisters and two brothers.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

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