JoAnn Hutcheson Strickland, 78, passed away on March 26, 2015. Mrs. Strickland is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Bobby Thomas Strickland; her daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Greg Speir; her grandchildren, Amy, Kelly, and Mark Speir; and her sister, Gloria Bearden. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Buckalew. Graveside services will be conducted on Sunday, March 29 at 4:00 pm in the Fairview Memorial Gardens cemetery in Stockbrige, GA. Family will receive friends at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home Sunday from 2 to 4 pm.