Thomas Martin Strickland July 28th, 1970 – May 22nd, 2016
Zebulon - Thomas “Martin” Strickland, 45, of Pearces, NC passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Sunday, May 22, 2016 at his home. Martin was born, raised and attended schools in Franklin County. He proudly worked for Larry Ellington Services for 24 years. Martin had a heart of gold, and infectious smile and laugh, never met a stranger, and will be remembered by every person whose life he touched. Martin is survived by the love of his life, wife, Kellie Grantham Strickland; his parents Tommy and Janice Strickland; mother-in-law, Brenda Bailey; sisters Jill Hicks (David); Kelly Crenshaw (Per); sister-in-law, Shannon Zimmerman (John); nephews Zack, Austin, and Spencer Hicks, Callum Crenshaw, and Drew Zimmerman and one precious and special niece Charlotte Crenshaw.