Louise N. (Nichols) Strickland
November 24, 1928 ~ December 8, 2017
Mrs. Louise N. Strickland, age 89, a longtime resident of Covington passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. She was born November 24, 1928 and raised on a farm in Dacula, Georgia; where she lived through and always remembered the Great Depression. Her parents Daniel Lester and Lillie Mae Goddard Nichols have both preceded her in death. Mrs. Strickland worked for Southern Bell from 1948 through 1994 retiring from Bell South; she spent most of her career as a 411 operator. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Covington, the Covington Women’s Club, and the Covington Garden Club and served several terms as the Chairperson of the Newton County Republican Party traveling twice to Republican National Conventions. Mrs. Strickland always went to the Covington City Council meetings and the Newton County Board of Commissioner’s meetings always keeping up with local politics. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters Helen Tuggle and Mae Sailors.
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