James “Ricky” Stringfellow


James “Ricky” Stringfellow of Opelika was born to the late James Forrest and Faye Belcher Stringfellow on May 8, 1953 and passed away at Bethany House on July 30, 2020. He was 67 years old.

He was deeply devoted to his family, friends, and his love of The Lord. Two of his passions were the Children’s Ministry and watching Providence Alive.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Lydia Phillips Stringfellow; son, Jamie (Telisa) Stringfellow; daughter, Susan (Mike) Thompson; grandchildren, Chasity (Kyle) Klinner, Brenton Stringfellow, Allyson Thompson, Michael (Megan) Thompson, Emalee Stringfellow; great grandchild, Addison Faye Klinner; Aunt, Betty Ferguson; two sisters, Glenda (Dan) Hill, Barbara (Jim) Hise, as well as a host of nieces, and nephews.

Visitation was held in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home Aug. 1, 2020 from 4 until 6 p.m.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church West Campus with Dr. Rusty Sowell officiating. Interment will follow at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family request contributions to be made to the Children’s Ministry at Providence Church.


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