Mrs. Carolyn Louise Strickland Southwell Waters passed away early Wednesday afternoon January 9th, 2008 at the Shands Jacksonville Medical Center.
Mrs. Waters is a Nassau County, Florida native. She was born in Callahan on March 28th, 1941 and is the daughter of the late Owen L. Strickland and Clara Crews Strickland. She was a homemaker and spent many of her working years at Terminal Paper Bag in Yulee, FL. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother and Grannie. She was a person that loved unconditionally and touched the lives of many. Her beauty flowed from within. She was loved by all that knew her. You will remain in our hearts forever and may you wear your wings (and pearls) beautifully!!
Mrs. Waters is survived by her mother, Clara Strickland of Kingsland; her daughter, Kim Knowles of Yulee, Fl.; her son Darell Southwell of Kingsland; a sister and her spouse, Marilyn and Jimmie Snipes of Jacksonville, Fl.; her brothers and their spouses, James R. and Bea Strickland of St. Marys, Parnell Strickland of Blackshear, Edward Strickland of Kingsland, and Bobby and Kathy Strickland of Kingsland; and three grandchildren, Falon, Kylee and Kadin and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
A memorial service was held at 4:00 pm Sat. January, 12th, 2008 at the Kingsland Church of God in Kingsland, Ga. Rev Wayne Shelton presided over the service. Family and friends gathered in the church prior to the service.
The family is requesting that contributions be made to the Kingsland Church of God Building Fund in lieu of flowers.