Lori Leigh Victoria-Strickland, 51, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at Medical Center of South Arkansas.

Lori was born to Bill and Ann Griffith, March 20, 1961 in Hodge La.

She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a devoted daughter and sister. Her family and friends will always remember her artistic gifts, which include interior and exterior decoration, painting ,and her amazing talent of flower design. She showed her love to those around her in several ways, her favorite, was to cook large meals and invite everyone to come enjoy. She was a very giving person and often became a “big sister” and “mother” to anyone who needed her.

Lori is preceded in death by her father, Bill Griffith.

She is survived by her loving husband, Lyndon Strickland; her daughter, Katie Leigh Victoria-Oliver (David) of El Dorado; and her beloved grandchildren, Joseph Reed and Abigail White.

She will also be missed by her mother, Ann Griffith Martin of El Dorado; and her three sisters, Debra Bailey of Hot Springs, Kelly Griffith- Ray of Tulsa, Okla. and Jill Cameron of El Dorado. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews along with many friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Young’s Funeral Directors. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday at Young’s Chapel with Sam Shepperson officiating. Burial will follow at Rest haven Memorial Gardens.

An online registry may be signed at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

Published: 01/27/2013