Iretha Bolton’s earthly journey ended on January 25, 2021 at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation. She was 85 years old.
She was born in Rockingham County, NC on July 12, 1935 to the late Gernie and Ella Mae Coe Marion. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Cecil Strickland and Mitchell Mullins and brothers, William, Wayne and Alfred Marion. Iretha was a beautician and shop owner who enjoyed what she did. She loved the Lord and all of her children. Iretha loved cooking and making great biscuits and chocolate pie.
Iretha is survived by sister, Virginia Blackman and husband, JP of Burgaw, NC; children, Bruce Strickland and wife, Diane of Port Orange, FL, Donnie Strickland of Broadway, Michael Mullins of Sanford and Blair Thompson and husband, Monte of Spring Hill; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Pineywood Baptist Church, 545 Pineywood Church Road, Cameron, NC 28326
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