Shelley Michelle Strickland, 51, of the Cherry Grove community in Cerro Gordo, entered into the presence of her Lord Tuesday, July 5, 2022, following a recent battle with cancer.
Michelle was born Aug. 11, 1970, daughter of Mary Jo Shelley Strickland and the late Danny Strickland. She was also preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Mollie Strickland; and her former husband and father of her children, Stephen Williamson.
Michelle held a 30-year nursing career, serving as a Registered Nurse. She thoroughly enjoyed the beach, a place where many family memories were made.
Her funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, July 8, in the Worthington Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:45 prior to the service on Friday. Interment will be in the Stephens Family Cemetery in Evergreen.
In addition to her mother, Michelle is survived by her loving children, Heather Nance (Brandon) of Raleigh, Charlton Williamson (Ashley) of Cerro Gordo and Victoria Williamson of Little River; one grandson, Addison Grate; siblings, Tiffany Rapelye (Gene) of Wilmington and Dana Strickland of Cerro Gordo. Michelle also leaves behind five special nieces and nephews.