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Jamie D. Stricklin (11-20-20) service 11-24-20

Jamie D. Stricklin, 82, of Savannah, died on Friday, Nov. 20.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Jesse Martin Stricklin and Maudie Mae Ferrell Stricklin. He was united in marriage to Shirley Ann Franks, who survives.
As a young boy, Mr. Stricklin musseled to earn money to build his own boat. He went on to serve honorably in the United States Navy for four years. Following that he was a professional truck driver for a total of 46 years, having over four million miles of safe driving. He earned those miles driving for Milan Express for 26 years and John Morrell Meat Company for 20 years. He was also was a landlord, overseeing 16 houses for many years.
He had attended New Life Pentecostal Church and formerly attended Savannah Church of Christ. He was a member of the Veterans Association and Tennessee Wildlife Agency.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Franks Stricklin of Savannah; children, James Barry Stricklin, Darrell Keith Stricklin, and Lance Martin Stricklin; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Peggy Sue Martin; and brothers, Willie Dean Stricklin and Fred Stricklin.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Belle Faulkner; and brothers, Bobby Gene Stricklin and Wendell Stricklin.
Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah with Bill Perry and Lance Stricklin officiating. Burial followed in Mount Hermon Cemetery in Savannah.