Ruth Rebecca (Reynolds) Strickland passed June 19, 2011. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she was born November 28, 1938 in Cheswold, DE to Charles and Ida Reynolds.


Ruth Rebecca (Reynolds) Strickland passed June 19, 2011. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she was born November 28, 1938 in Cheswold, DE to Charles and Ida Reynolds.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Travis Strickland Sr., two sons, Travis Strickland Jr. and his wife Blanche, and Wesley Strickland and his wife Nicole; and two grandchildren, Jamie Ramirez and Christopher Ray. 

She was preceded in death by her sister, Elva Clough, two brothers, Charles and Aaron Reynolds, and a great-granddaughter, Isabella Angelina Ray.

In her 33-year career as a federal civil servant she worked for the Veterans Administration in Wilmington, the General Services Administration in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Air Force at Dover AFB and Andrews AFB. Afterwards, she retired to Houston, TX with her husband.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Klein Funeral Home (Cy-Fair), Houston, TX.