Gerald Strozier

Born: Tue., Sep. 30, 1930
Died: Mon., Oct. 14, 2013

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Gerald Strozier of Union Point, Georgia, died on Monday, October 14, 2013 at the age of 83. Gerald was born in Cobbtown, GA on September 30, 1930 the son of the late Cyrus Stephen Strozier and Wealtha Jarriel Strozier. He attended Union Point High School. On February 27, 1949, he married Ozella Adkins. For thirty-five years, Gerald worked for the Life of Georgia Insurance Company retiring in 1989. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where he was active as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, Sunday School Superintendent and treasurer. He was also a member of the Greene County Country Club in Union Point. Gerald was an avid sportsman who loved to fish, hunt, golf and play softball.

In addition to his parents, Cyrus and Wealtha Strozier, he was preceded in death by a son, Ray Strozier; grandchildren, Amy and Jason Lamar, a great grandchild, Brittney Hope Smith; brother, Gene Strozier; and a son-in-law, Bobby Lamar. He is survived by his wife, Ozella Strozier of Union Point, GA; two daughters, Geraldine Lamar of Union Point, GA and Martha Dover and husband Terry of Auburn, GA; grandchildren, Holly and Bryan Young, Brad and Brandi Dover, Kim Smith and Rae Lynn Strozier and great grandchildren, Brooke, Brianna and Brandon Dover, Bradley Vandiver, James and Alex Smith, Emily Strozier, David Adriance and Stephen Corry and other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, 3963 Union Point Highway, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Bobby Tomlin and Rev. Jack Tomlin officiating. Mr. Strozier will lie in state at Bethel Baptist Church on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until time for the service. Serving as pallbearers are Bryan Young, Brad Dover, Terry Dover, John Paul Farmer, Josh Farmer and Bobby Brooks. Honorary pallbearers are the men of Bethel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Wednesday night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m at Callaway Funeral Home in Union Point. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Jessica Boivin
   Posted Mon October 14, 2013
Ms Ozella, I was so sorry to hear about Mr Gerald. I am praying for you and the family. Love you all

Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
With Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your loved one.

linda barrington
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
My prayer & thoughts are with you at this time. May God wrap His arms around you & give you strength in the days & weeks to come.

Emory & Lynda Hubbard
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
Ozella, We were deeply saddened to hear of Gerald's passing. You & the family are very much in our thoughts & prayers!

Andria Boivin
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Gearld, I will be praying for you and the family, love you all very much. Robert, Andi, & Taylor

Sibley Bryan
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
Ozella, so sorry to hear of Gerald's passing. Seems like the old days of Union Mfg. and the fine friends and associates are slowly going to meet their Savior. I trust you are well. My best to Terry one of my old Boy Scouts. Sincerely, Sibley

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Tue October 15, 2013
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Brenda Lindsey and family

Louise Cason Bentley
   Posted Wed October 16, 2013
I am so sorry. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and my prayers.

Judy Hardy (Lankford)
   Posted Thu October 17, 2013
Will be praying for the family. Family of Ann Turner. With Love,(Harold Turner, Donna, Judy and Steve Lankford).