Fitzhugh Strickland

Fitzhugh Strickland, 69 of Hampton, died Monday, September 18, 2017. He was born June 30, 1948 in Jersey, Arkansas to the late Whittie Asbery Strickland and Ernelle Smith Strickland Porter. He was also preceded in death by his wife Jo Ann Stringfellow Strickland and his infant son, William Fitzhugh Strickland, Jr. He is survived by three children, Brooks (Bridget) Strickland of Hampton; Shannon (Danny) Grizzle of Malvern; Stacy (Trey) Parnham of Arkadelphia; one step-son Chip (Holly) De Board of Conway; one brother Rickey Strickland of Jacksonville, Florida; two sisters, Carolyn Laschkewitsch and Ethel Seybert both of Midland, Texas; nine grandchildren, Kodie (Tanner) Arnold of Fayetteville, Tyler (Tyler) Wright of Fayetteville, Ben Parnham of Arkadelphia, Darian (Justin) Collings of San Diego, California, Hunter (Courtney) Strickland of Hampton, Dylan Parnham of Arkadelphia, Dakota Lawson of Camden, Matthew Parnham of Arkadelphia, Jacob Strickland of Hampton; two great grandchildren Whitten Wright and Teagan Arnold both of Fayetteville. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5PM until 8PM at First Assembly of God Church of Hampton. Funeral services are 10AM Friday at the church with Rev. Rickey Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Campground Cemetery. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit

The South Arkansas Sun

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1183
Hampton, AR 71744

Phone: (870)798-3786
Fax: (870)798-2800