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Mildred Westbrook Strickland, Our Queen, entered into eternal life on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the age of 73. She was born to the late John Westbrook and Pearl Flake Westbrook and together they had twelve children; Adean Green, Elmer Westbrook (Tammy), Mary Westbrook, Betty Johnson, Sandra Stennis (Thomas). She moved to New Orleans in 1958. She attended Carver High School. Mildred attended Church of God in Christ all her life. In her high school years, she met Bobby Strickland, Sr., and within that union had four children: Dianne Strickland Cooley (Glennis), Bobby Strickland, Jr., Zelmo Strickland, and Dupre Strickland (Shedec). Mildred also had stepchildren that she loved very much: Denise Thompson, Delwin Jones, Allegra and Catherine. She is preceded in death by her parents, her siblings; John "Sunny" Westbrook, Jr., Edgar Harold Westbrook, Cecil Clayton Westbrook, Curtis Don Westbrook, Shirley Ann Westbrook, and Linda Kay Westbrook. She is also survived by seventeen grandchildren: Currenda Fleury, Kawanda Cooley, Bobby Strickland, III, Brandon Strickland, Zelmo Strickland, Jr., Kurenda Strickland, Kurena Strickland, Sirena Strickland, Shabazz Johns, Ebonie Strickland, Shaprece S. Ellzey, Eric, Lance, Cassie Thompson, Alayna, Jonas, and Alyssa Jones. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Quillen Temple COGIC are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Quillen Temple COGIC at 10:00 am. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am. Interment: Slidell Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 7411 Chef Menteur Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70126.