Willie Ben Strode PDF Print
Sunday, 20 March 2011 20:51

Willie Ben Strode, age 94, of Tompkinsville, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011 at The Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville.

He was born in Monroe County, KY on September 1, 1916 to the late Jim Burton Strode and Cassie Hale Strode.  He was a retired carpenter, cabinet maker, a Baptist Minister, and a member of Poplar Log Missionary Baptist Church. He was united in marriage on July 29, 1939 to Mildred Jarene Bartley who preceded him in death on March 31, 2008.

He is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law: Freddie & Joyce Strode of Tompkinsville, KY, Stephen Strode of Louisville, KY,  three daughters and two sons-in-law: Lillian & Randell Hammer of Summer Shade, KY, Martha Pitcock of Tompkinsville, KY, Helen & Kenny Loftis of Hendersonville, TN,    6 grandchildren  and 7 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by two daughters: Christine Strode and Billie Kathleen Spear, a brother: Robert Strode, five sisters: Floie Butler, Mary Wood, Minnie Goode, Flossie Strode and Gustava Strode, one grandchild: Kristy Michelle Strode.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Old Mt. Hermon Cemetery in Monroe County, KY.

Friends may call after 2:00 PM on Monday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville

Memorials are suggested to the Old Mt. Hermon Cemetery


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