Mrs. Jewell Brogdon Pirkle

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Mrs. Jewell Brogdon Pirkle, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother passed from this life Aug. 5, 2009. She was born Aug. 1, 1918, in Buford.
She began her career with Southern Bell as a telephone operator and retired from AT&T after 30 years of service. She was a member of Buford First United Methodist Church since 1926, a member of the Willing Workers adult Sunday school class and a member of Buford United Methodist Women (Carrie Stringer Circle).
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Pirkle Jr.; young son, Donald Pirkle; parents, Myrtle and Hardy T. (Jack) Brogdon; godmother, Ozella Puckett; granddaughter, Ginger Pirkle; sisters, Burl Bridges, Bobbie Brogdon, Jimmie Kelley, Dorothy Hosch; and brother, Hardy T. Brogdon Jr.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Pat Pirkle of Buford; granddaughters and husbands, Deborah Pirkle and Robert Clark of Duluth, Beth and Wayne Samples of Cumming; grandson and wife, Jeff and Toni Pirkle of Winder; sister, Montie Thompson of Buford; sister-in-law, Judy Pirkle of Buford; great-grandchildren, Hollie Bryson, Juli Adamson, Heather Landers, Torrie Souther; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Buford First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gerry M. Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Buford. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Aug. 7, from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family asked that donations be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096 or to her beloved church, Buford First United Methodist Church, 285 East Main Street, Buford, GA 30518, in memory of Jewell Brogdon Pirkle.
Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory in Buford is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in ForsythNews.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10, 2009