Sadie Lou (Pearcy) Stricklin

March 25, 1928 ~ October 14, 2021 (age 93)


     Sadie Lou Stricklin, age 93, of Eldorado, formerly of Harrisburg, passed away at 5:45 AM, Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Eldorado Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  

     Sadie was born in Harrisburg on March 25, 1928 to Howard D Pearcy and Allie (Collier) Pearcy. She married James Milton “Jim” Stricklin on February 1, 1948 and he preceded her in death on November 2, 1999. She was employed for many years as a secretary to J. Cecil Sullivan and several attorneys in the area. Sadie was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Harrisburg.

     Sadie is survived by her sister, Dorothy Bundren of Harrisburg; brother, Bill Pearcy and wife, Barbara of Olney; nephew, Steve Bundren and wife Janet of Harrisburg; niece, Tammy McGuire and husband, Jim of Carrier Mills; nephew, Mark Pearcy and wife, Shannon of Olney; niece Nancy Hise and husband, Steve of Harrisburg; niece Patty Davis of Harrisburg; nephew-in-law, Bruce Allen of Harrisburg; several great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

     Sadie was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jim, brother, Richard Pearcy, niece, Debbie Allen and niece, Judy Maloney.

     Graveside services for Sadie Lou Stricklin will be held at 2 PM, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg. Jake Allen will officiate and burial will follow. Memorials may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and cemetery.

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Graveside Service
October 19, 2021

2:00 PM
Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Harrisburg, Illinois

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