Obituaries – 03-23-2011

Alexis Dyanna Strickland

Alexis Dyanna Strickland, 28, of Anna Maria, died March 3,. She was born May 8, 1982, in Prescott, Az., and came to Manatee County four years ago from Blue Springs, Mo.

Ms. Strickland worked at Home Depot as a sales associate. She was a member of the Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Bradenton. She was an avid animal lover and activist.

Visitation and a funeral service were held last week at Shannon Funeral Home Town Chapel, Bradenton. Memorials may be made to the ASPCA in her memory. Condolences for the family may be made online at

Ms. Strickland is survived by parents Rick W. and Denise (Ballard) Strickland of Blue Springs, Mo.; maternal grandfather Dave Ballard of Bradenton; and many extended family members.

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