Ello B. Strickland, 88 of Goose Creek, SC, went to be with her Lord on April 7, 2022.
She was born April 20, 1933 in Walhalla, SC to the late Jabe and Mattie Jane Butts.
Ello was a licensed Assemblies of God minister since 1958 and was married to Rev. Glenn Strickland. Together, they served in ministry for 57 years, founding churches in Wilmington, NC and Salem, VA. As a pastor’s wife, choir director, Sunday School teacher, church secretary, etc., she did everything with excellence. In addition to ministry at the local church, she served the Appalachian District of the Assemblies of God as Women’s Ministry President and as District Music Director.
She was a faithful wife who served and provided for her family well, working full time outside the home for many years. Ello loved music and was a gifted pianist. She was a wonderful cook, gracious hostess, hard worker and a strong woman of faith.
She is survived by three children, Glenda (Mark) White of Greenville, LaRell (Cindy) Strickland of Summerville and Michelle (Bob) Sandler of Columbia. She was ‘granny’ to 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. at Faith Assembly of God, 337 Farmington Road, Summerville, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at church.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Faith Assembly of God Kingdom Builders.
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