MRS. OPAL PICKLE SMITH, age 95, of New Rosedale Road, Armuchee, Georgia, passed away Friday evening, June 19, 2020, in a Rome health care. A native of Lyerly, Georgia, She was born to the late Marvin Bishop and Nellie Margaret Brady Pickle on July 8, 1924. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Floyd- Springs Baptist Church, a Homemaker, and was preceded in death by her husband, the late John Wesley Smith, son, Gary R. Smith, granddaughter, Elizabeth Smith, sister, Lerlene Gilliland, and brother, Elmer Pickle all died earlier.
Surviving are daughter, Amy Smith Johnson; granddaughter, Paige Smith Pittard (Jason), great grandchildren, Joel, Jacob, and Sarah Pittard; daughter-in-law, Gwendolyn Carter Smith; brother, Malcolm (Ramona) Pickle; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Monday, June 22nd, at 10:00 A.M. from Graveside in Lyerly Cemetery with Rev. Ralph Jenkins officiating. Active Pallbearers Jason Pittard, Joel Pittard, Malcolm Gwin Pickle, Tom Pickle, Sam Duncan, Terry Broome. The Family wishes to express “Special Thanks” to Pruitt Health Nursing Home and Pruitt Hospice for the excellent care of Mrs. Smith.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Opal Pickle Smith.