Myrle Gene Stricklin

24 May, 192912 October, 2020

Myrle Gene Vaughn Stricklin, age 91, of Azle Texas, went to her heavenly home on Monday, October 12, 2020. Myrle Gene was born in Pawnee, Bee County, Texas (near Kenedy Texas) on May 24, 1929, to Luther L. Vaughn and Omagene Atchison Vaughn. She was the youngest of four children: Glady's Lucille Vaughn Garrett and Marcus Ray Vaughn (both deceased) and Roy Carter Vaughn the only surviving sibling.

Myrle Gene Vaughn lived in Weslaco, Texas through her elementary years and moved with her Mother to Grand Prairie, Texas where she graduated with Merit and Honors in May 1946. On June 3, 1946 she married Al Stricklin of Dallas, Texas, remaining married for 72 years, until his passing on July 17, 2018.

Mryle Gene Stricklin devoted her life in Christian service to her husband's Pastoral ministry for over 50 years, serving as Sunday School Teacher, Children's Director, and Intercessory Prayer. She had a compassionate love for people and children of all ages. Myrle also loved gospel music and enjoyed singing hymns of praise with her husband and children. She loved sewing and was very creative.

Myrle Stricklin was a loving wife and devoted Mother to six children: Carma Grimes, and husband Tom, Merlane Cox and husband Jim, Timothy Stricklin, Joel Stricklin and wife Lori, Pamela Gholson and husband David, Debra Coffie and husband Tony. Myrle Gene Stricklin felt blessed to have 18 Grandchildren; Michelle Turner, Tommy Grimes, Angela Sommer, Melissa Klauss, Jamie Dunlap, Lori Cox, Lisa Thomas, Diana Biggs, Richard Stricklin, Tamara Pearce, Tiffany Stanton, Tiara Stricklin, Janay Bullard, Jennifer Janes, Jace Coffie, Valencia Lamm, Ericka Williams, Terika Williams and 37 Great-Grandchildren. Myrle also leaves behind many beloved Nieces and Nephews.


  • Tommy Grimes
  • Jim Cox
  • Dave Gholson
  • Chandel Tony Coffie
  • Lee Dunlap
  • Scott Pearce


  • Visitation

    Friday, 16 October , 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, 17 October , 2020

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, 17 October , 2020

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janet madura

14 October 2020

I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a beautiful person both inside and out. She was an amazing cook and her love showed in everything she did. Surely heaven is celebrating her arrival. I hope that you can find comfort in the wonderful memories of the love she had for you. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Janet

Bonnie Pennuto

14 October 2020

Debra and family;
So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing, but resting in the fact she is with her Father and at peace.
Peace to you all during this time of loss.

Bonnie and Jennifer

Vicki Campbell

14 October 2020


We were all very sad to hear about the passing of your mother. Our thoughts are with you and your family now. May the Peace of the Lord and your precious memories sustain you and your family and may our prayers lift you all during this most difficult time. God's Peace be upon you now and forever!

~ Your friends at Perdido Title & Abstract


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