Lawanna Blakely Stricklen, 83, went to be with the Lord early Sunday, July 30, 2017. She was born September 11, 1933, in Charlotte, NC, and was the daughter of the late Arthur Blakely and Daisy Godfrey Blakely. She is preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Robert W. Stricken, Sr. Lawanna graduated from Central High School in Charlotte and for many years was a senior loan officer with Barcley American Financial. She was a proud member of Central Church of God. Her immediate family includes her son, Robert Stricklen and her sister Margie Hall. -
A Private Family Gathering will be held at a later date.