Lola Lee (Christian) Strickler, 81, of Mount Sidney, passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2023 at Brookdale of Staunton.
She was born on January 21, 1942, and was a daughter of the late Hugh and Frances (Alexander) Christian.
Lola was the owner of the Teachers Aid Store in Harrisonburg and was a member of Barren Ridge Church of the Brethren. Quilting and crocheting were passions that allowed her to express her creativity and brought her immeasurable joy. She treasured family and friends, and while Lola's physical presence may be gone, her memories will live in our hearts.
Lola was united in marriage to Ron Strickler, who survives.
Lola is also survived by a daughter, Christy (Jamie) Haag of Mount Crawford; brothers, Hugh (LeeAnn) Christian of Weyers Cave, and Michael (Debbie) Christian, of Vinton; two grandchildren, Jacob and Elijah Haag.
She was preceded in death by son, Allen Strickler.
Friends and family may visit Johnson Funeral and Cremation Service in Grottoes between 6 and 8 PM Wednesday, July 5, 2023, to pay their respects and sign the guest register. The family will not be present.
A service celebrating Lola's life will be held on Thursday, July 6th, at 11 AM at Barren Ridge Church of the Brethren, with Pastors Henry and Janet Elsea officiating. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Geovdany Joseph's Mission, C/O Barren Ridge Church, 1790 Barren Ridge Rd, Staunton, VA 24401.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at johnsonfs.com.