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Darkes Strickland (Dial)

Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Prospect, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Olin Oxendine and Elizabeth Dial
Wife of Alex A. Strickland
Mother of Paul Strickland; Silas Strickland, Sr.; Timothy Strickland, Sr. and James Edgar Strickland
Sister of Polly Locklear
Half sister of Lora "Lorie" Oxendine; Rockie Lee Lowry; Genetta Oxendine; Henderson Oxendine; Lula Oxendine and 1 other

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About Darkes Strickland

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Birth: Apr. 1, 1889 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Jan. 15, 1974 Lumberton Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Darkes was the daughter of Ollin Oxendine and Elizabeth Dial. She married Alex A. Strickland on Feb. 23, 1907 in Robeson county, North Carolina.

The following was taken from the Jan. 17, 1974 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Funeral services for Mrs. Darkus Strickland, 84, who died Tuesday night, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday in New Prospect United Methodist Church, with burial in the church cemetery.

Officiating ministers will be the Rev. Willard Oxendine, the Rev. Willie Scott, the Rev. Joseph Anderson, and the Rev. James H. Woods.

Surviving are four sons, Silas Strickland of Route 1, Rowland, James E. Strickland of Pembroke, Timothy Strickland of Route 3, Maxton, and Purcell Strickland of Detroit, Mich.; two daughters, Mrs. Katherine Wolinsckin of Route 2, Maxton, and Mrs. Martha Dial of Rowland; 42 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother, Daniel T. Dial of Pembroke; and two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Locklear, and Mrs. Dora Locklear, both of Pembroke.

  • **NOTE: Her birth and death dates were taken from her NC death certificate.

Family links:

  • Ollin Oxendine (1853 - 1932)
  • Elizabeth Dial (1865 - 1948)
  • Alex A. Strickland (1879 - 1972)
  • Paul Strickland (1908 - 1938)*
  • Silas Strickland (1910 - 2000)*
  • James Edgar Strickland (1917 - 2000)*


Our Father which art in Heaven

Burial: New Prospect Church Cemetery Prospect (Robeson County) Robeson County North Carolina, USA

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Darkes Strickland's Timeline

April 1, 1889
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
October 4, 1908
Age 19
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
May 28, 1910
Age 21
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
January 11, 1917
Age 27
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
November 11, 1919
Age 30
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
January 15, 1974
Age 84
Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Prospect, Robeson, North Carolina, USA