Dorothy Nell Strong, 91, of Joaquin, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2022, in Joaquin. Graveside service will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at Brookland Cemetery in Joaquin with visitation at 9:30 a.m. Bro. Charles Hall to officiate. Born October 6, 1930, Dorothy Nell is the daughter of Hilda Shirey Creech and William H. Creech. She loved reading and traveling. In younger years, Dorothy Nell and her husband R.C. were instrumental in the development of the Old Spanish Trail ride, and she was also a lifetime member of the Go Texan committee. Dorothy was a member of First Baptist Church in Logansport, Louisiana. She is survived by her sons, Jim Strong and wife Judy and Chester W. Strong and wife Marilyn; grandchildren, Jenifer and husband Brad McKee, Jessica Henderson, and Jeremy Strong; great grandchildren, Bailey McKee, Kendall McKee, Lexie Henderson, Lacie Henderson, Lane Henderson, Colton Strong, and Corbin Strong; brother, William “Buddy” Creech and wife Suzanne; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Preceded in death by husband, R.C. Strong; son, Robert “Buck” Strong Jr.; sister, Doris Ann Crenshaw; parents, Hilda Shirey Creech and William H. Creech; and significant other, Bud Hooper. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to First Baptist Church in Logansport, LA, 1009 Gum, PO Box 38o, Logansport, LA 71049 or to the Brookland Cemetery fund P.O. Box 338 Joaquin, TX 75954. Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

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