Edith Mae Strickland, 79, of Alma passed away Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at a local nursing home. She was retired from Crawford Healthcare and Rehab in Van Buren as head of housekeeping. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.C. “Buck” Strickland; her parents, Van Symonds and Inez (Stallings) Symonds; and a brother, Eddie Symonds.

She is survived by a son, Jeff Cluck and wife Angie of Rudy; and two grandchildren, Aaron Cluck and Whittley Cluck, both of Rudy.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Antioch Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be Rick Patton, Aaron Cluck, Wayne Thomas, Wayne Beckham, Mike Weeks and Lonny Flanagan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ralph Figley, Don Faldon and Lawrence Mirus.

Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.