Kimberly (Bentley) Strickland


Kimberly Bentley Strickland, 57, of Red Bay, passed away June 29, 2021, at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center. 

Visitation will be Friday, July 2, 2021, 6–7 p.m. at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville, Ala. Memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. with Bro. Benny Knight officiating.

Kimberly was born October 11, 1963, in Iuka, Miss., to Billy and Brenda Bentley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandson, Timmy Wayne Kimbrough, Jr.; and her brother Mark Bentley. 

Kimberly is survived by her husband, David Strickland; her children, Amanda Kimbrough, Courtney Strickland, Chase Strickland, Ashley Thompson (Mark), and Jessica Markem; her sisters, Angela Aldridge (Bobby) and Stephanie Stidham; her grandchildren, Nicole Oxendine (Dakota), Brooke, Josie, Payton, Trinity, Kloe, Kayla, Ashlan, Abbie, Zach, Rose, and Hunter; and her five great grandchildren.

Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.