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Reidlawn Cemetery

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Saturday July 7th, 2018

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Ada Brown Pickrell

Ada Brown Pickrell, 85, of Reidsville, surrounded by her children, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph Pellino officiating. The burial will follow at Reidlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 10:00 A.M., on Saturday at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at the home of her daughter Norma Blakley at 156 Wake Forest Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. Ada was born on December 22, 1932, in Guilford County to Frank and Ollie Jones Brown. She loved flowers, gospel music and fishing. You could always get a meal at her home, the kitchen was always open. Most of all she was dedicated to her family. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, George Melvin Pickrell; brothers, John, Jack, Clyde and Worth Brown along with a sister, Pauline Cook. Mrs. Pickrell is survived by sons, William Pickrell and wife Mary Ann and Howard Pickrell and wife Jeri; daughter Norma Blakley and husband Calvin; grandchildren, Melissa Pugh (Riley), Hunter Blakley (Megan), Ethan Pickrell, Haley Pickrell, Sarah Pickrell and Kenneth Neal(Brittany); great grandchildren, Zachary and Madison Pugh, Emma Blakley, Olivia Neal; bothers Bobby and Harvey Brown along with a large extended family.

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A candle was lit in memory of Ada Pickrell

Joey Martin Jul 11 2018 2:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ada Pickrell

Alice Setliff Jul 5 2018 12:57 PM

Norma and family, I am so sorry for your loss of your mother. May God comfort you during this time. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Karen Dill Class of 1975

Karen Dill Jul 5 2018 9:47 AM

Norma and family. I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mother. Prayers to you all at this most difficult time. Cindy Finch

Cindy Finh Jul 5 2018 7:53 AM

Norma and family. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you!! :pray::skin-tone-3::latin_cross:

Betty Gammon Greenlee Jul 4 2018 9:58 AM

Our thoughts & prayers are with Howard,Norma & all that loved Ms.Ada.May the Lord watch over ya'll & lift you up his loving embrace. Emmitt,Ann & Robbi Jones

Ann Willard Jones Jul 4 2018 5:47 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ada Pickrell

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