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Tina Marie Wilson Strickland age 56

Tina Marie Wilson Strickland age 56, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed from this life May 12, 2021. She was born on July 23, 1964 in Fresno, California to Walter Eugene Wilson and Helen Marie Linker- Bray.

Tina was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend. She worked as an automotive title clerk in central Arkansas for many years. She enjoyed gardening and going to the casino, but most of all she loved spending time with her family and playing with her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by loving husband Clayton “Bo” Strickland, her mother Helen Marie Linker Wilson and her sister Dawn “Renee” Diffee.

Tina is survived by her father Walter Eugene Wilson, a son, Clayton Strickland Jr. (Lena); two daughters, Brandy Johnson (Kenny) and Amanda Johnson; six grandchildren, Koby, Korey and Brennen Johnson, Brasen, Jillian Strickland and Jaidyn Jackson; her three fur babies, Baby, Tiny, and Itsy, Margie Armstrong, Lynn Kauppinen, Jesse Diffee, Frank Diffee, Tamra Huff, Peggy McGhee, Sheila Lindsey and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 10:00 am at Pine Grove Baptist Church located at 2504 East Dixon Road in Little Rock, Arkansas with burial to follow at Woodson Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 pm at A Natural State Funeral Service on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

Arrangements are under the direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400


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  • Ruthie Linker Posted May 14, 2021 3:19 PM

    Tina you passed from this life too young, but we Know God has his timing. You longer hurt but ate in the presence of God and loved ones who have gone on before. Prayers for those left behind, but know we will meet again one day. Aunt Ruthie

  • Jenny Hodge Posted May 14, 2021 3:19 PM

    I grew up with little Tina,she had the skinniest legs ever n was always a joy to be around.I love her mother Helen Linker,she was my cousin..Helen ,Margie n me were always doing lots of fun things as teenagers.
    Helen loaned me a blue suit to get married in..My family was very poor.
    I cant tell yall how much this family means to me,so many wonderful memories.
    Rest in peace sweet Tina you have suffered far n wide, now walk the streets of heaven,arm n arm with your mom n daddy all all our loved ones ones…
    Love you,Jenny Ann Linker Hodge

  • Sheila Lindsey Posted May 14, 2021 7:52 PM

    I met Tina in the Summer of 69. My sister Susan started babysitting them. She was 5 and I was 9. We had so much fun and were closer than sisters. Our child hood was great. I am so glad you are finder free from all the pain. Until we meet again, I’ll ss you later. I love You and I miss you Tina!

  • Adam Armstrong Posted May 14, 2021 9:48 PM

    I’ll miss you cousin but I know your in a better place and waiting for me with the rest of the family. I’ll see you again.

  • Denise Terry-Wilson Posted May 15, 2021 5:47 PM

    We are in shock of your passing. You were a strong amazing wife, mother and grandmother. When you loved you loved hard!! You are now with the love ❤️ of your life..

  • Peggy Wooley McGhee Posted May 17, 2021 8:26 PM

    I met you when I was 7 and you were 9. I’ll never forget the first time I ever saw you. I had just met Lynn and looked up just in time to see you riding your bike down the street with your sister Renee clinging to the back. Lynn, me,you, Tamra and Renee became the best of friends from that day on. I missed a lot of years seeing my friends when I moved away to Illinois, we lost touch for so long but no matter how much time went by we could always pick up right where we left off. What I wouldn’t give to sit and visit with you one more time. You were an amazing friend and I’ll cherish the memories of our childhood for the rest of my life, till we meet again my friend. Give Helen, Renee, Troy, Grandma Alice, Big Granny, my mama and daddy and of course our beloved fur-babies Jack and Taffy big hugs for me!! I love you so much my precious friend

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