Shelby Clark Strickland

Mr. Shelby Clark Strickland, 94, of Houston, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, in a Houston nursing facility. Graveside services will be held Friday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. at Walkers Creek Cemetery near Cameron, with Rev. Billy Crow officiating.

Mr. Strickland was born Feb. 12, 1923, in Waco to Leo and Lucy (Sparks) Strickland. Mr. Strickland was a veteran, serving his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He graduated from Baylor University with a Business Administration degree. He worked for Exxon Pipeline in Houston for more than 35 years. Mr. Strickland was a member of the Exxon Annuitant Club and a member of St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Houston.

Survivors include: wife, Doris Strickland of Houston; daughters, Sherry Hibbert of Houston and Susan Neibel and husband Steve of Carrollton; grandchildren, David Neibel and wife Michelle of San Antonio, Timothy Neibel of Carrollton, Hayley Hibbert Reis and husband Kevin and Thomas “Trey” Hibbert III, of Houston; and great-grandchildren, Noah and Wyatt Neibel of San Antonio and Reagan Reis of Houston

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Jude’s Hospital or Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

Arrangements are under the direction of Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Cameron. Condolences for the family may be left at