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Clara Buell (Mimi) Pirkle, 93


Passed Away: 02/27/2013

Clara Buell “Mimi” Pirkle, age 93 of Lula, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at The Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness, where she was given tender loving care.

Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:00 am at Air Line Baptist Church with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Bradley Elliott, Reverend Clack Stubbs, Reverend Bill Surrett and Reverend Charles Pirkle will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 2 – 4pm and 6 – 8pm at the funeral home.

Mrs. Pirkle was born March 23, 1919 in Dawson County, Georgia to the late Hiram Leslie Grogan and Maude Bell McClure Grogan. She was retired from City of Lula and was a faithful member of Air Line Baptist Church. Buell was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John Frank Pirkle and her son, Maj. Jerry Dean Pirkle.

Mrs. Pirkle is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Louis Adams of Lula, grandson and wife, Kirk and Sheila Adams of Lula, granddaughter and husband, Beth and Scott Puckett of Lula, sister and brother-in-law, Blanche Robinson of Oakwood and the late Dr. Herbert W. Robinson, great-grandchildren, Lauren and Jimmy Byers, Drew Adams, Megan Puckett and Mallory Puckett, all of Lula and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.

Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
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