Gerry Linn Stricklin, 60, of Joppa died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham.

Mr. Stricklin was born May 1, 1959 to Walter Joseph Stricklin and Jessie Whittington Stricklin. He was married to Vida Mae Stricklin for 37 years.

He was a member of Joppa Church of God for 29 years.

He is survived by his wife: Vida Mae Stricklin; daughter and son-in-law: Amanda and Adam Hamaker; son and daughter-in-law: Robert “Boomer” and LeeAnn Taylorl grandchildren: Aliyha, Alyssa, Colby, Caleb, Corey, Sadie, Jessie; great-grandchildren, Natalie, Kylie, Tayah; sisters, Barbara and Clarence Duncan, Doris Green, Linda Benton; brothers and sister-in-law: Tilmon Stricklin, Curtis Stricklin, Norman and Annette Stricklin (Annette).

He was preceded in death by brothers: Roy Stricklin, Harold Stricklin.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at Joppa Church of God with Jimmy Hamaker officiating. Burial was in New Home Cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.

Pallbearers were the employees of Stanley Graham Construction.

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