Celebrating the life of

Jane Fortson Strickland

December 12, 1930 - November 11, 2022

Jane Fortson Strickland

Mrs. Jane Fortson Strickland, 91, of Royston, GA passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022, at the Brown Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Strickland was born in Elberton, GA on December 12, 1930, daughter of the late Everett R. Fortson and the late Louise Vaughn Fortson. She was a secretary having worked at Adult Highschool-GED Testing Center and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, GA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Vernon Strickland; and all of her brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her sons, George Everett Strickland (Karin) of Lavonia, GA and Thomas Fortson Strickland of White Oak, GA; daughters, Nancy Grace Strickland of Newnan, GA and Diana Strickland of White Oak, GA; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A graveside service for Mrs. Strickland will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 18, 2022, in the Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Savannah, GA. During other times, the family will be at their respective homes.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting

Pruitt Funeral Home in Royston, GA is in charge of arrangements, and Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel, is in charge of arrangements in Savannah. 



Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel