Janice Marie (Strickland) Herrin

January 12, 1952 ~ July 29, 2022 (age 70)


Mrs. Janice Marie Strickland Herrin, 70 of Blackshear, passed away early Friday morning, July 29, 2022, at Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin, TX.

Born in Waycross, GA on January 12, 1952, she had lived in Pierce and Ware counties all her life. Mrs. Herrin was a homemaker who loved spending time with friends and baking with her grandchildren. She was also very active in her in her church, Truth Tabernacle in Blackshear.

She was a daughter of the late Hershal Strickland and Mary Ruth Brown Arnold. She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Clarence Arnold; a son, Philip Herrin; and a sister, Doris Floyd.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Lavone Herrin of Blackshear; a daughter, Elisabeth (Brandon) Carter of Bastrop, TX; a son, Paul (Leah) Herrin of Blackshear; two sisters, Jane Welch of Homerville and Kathy Mathis of Ray City; two brothers, Wesley (Sandra) Strickland, Jr. of Waycross and James “Jim” Strickland of Dupont; 4 grandchildren, Brooke Herrin, Carly Herrin, Isabelle Carter, and Wyatt Carter; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mrs. Herrin will be held Saturday morning, August 6, 2022, at 11:00 o'clock from the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment will be in the New Hope Cemetery in Wayne County.

Visitation for Mrs. Herrin will be held Friday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Southeast Cancer Unit, PO Box 667, Blackshear, GA  31516.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Janice Marie (Strickland) Herrin, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Janice

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Pearson-Dial Funeral Home

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


August 5, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
August 6, 2022

11:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516

© 2022 Pearson-Dial Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility