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Barbara Comeaux Strickland

September 11, 1937 — March 24, 2023

Walker, Louisiana

 

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Barbara Comeaux Strickland, age 85, a resident of Walker, LA, on March 24, 2023.

Barbara was born and raised in Baton Rouge and attended Baton Rouge High. She retired from East Baton Rouge City-Parish where she had worked in the Office of Finance. Barbara was married to her husband Herbert “Warren” Strickland for over 65 years. From her early years Barbara had a love for country music. While in high school, she had her own Saturday morning radio show. Later, she played in venues such as The Louisiana Hayride in Shreveport and the Big “D” Jamboree in Dallas.  Barbara also had a lifelong devotion to genealogy, tracing her family roots back to the early 1400’s.   Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Barbara is survived by; children: Sindee Casanova, Danell Spillman, Les Strickland, Danny Strickland and wife Vicki, and Twilia Andrews; grandchildren: Blake Andrews, Hope Andrews and Kinley Strickland; great grandchild: Corbin Andrews. 

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Warren, her parents Earl Comeaux and Irma Babin Comeaux, her mother-in-law and father-in-law Milton “Red” Strickland and Daisy Cannon Strickland as well as sons-in-law Charlie Casanova and Carroll Dennis “Bud” Spillman, Sr. 

Visitation will take place at Resthaven Funeral Home on Tuesday March 28, 2023, beginning at 1:00 followed by memorial services at 2:00.  Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Interment

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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