Obituary: Eileen Edelblut Pirkle, 92, of Monroe

Eileen Edelblut Pirkle, age 92 of Monroe, died on April 8, 2018. She was born on April 28, 1925 in Fort Myers, Florida to the late Walter J. Edelblut and the late Mary Alma Pumphrey.

Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, the late Bishop Pirkle; children; the late Anne Cohen and the late William Russell Pirkle; brothers, the late Walter J. Edelblut, Jr. and the late Robert L. Edelblut; sister, the late Ada Louise Allgood.

Surviving members of her family are sons and daughters-in-law, David and Helen Pirkle of Loganville, Richard and Layla Pirkle of Jarkarta, Indonesia; daughter, Jean Pirkle of Monroe; son-in-law, Marc Cohen; brother, Richard Edelblut of Fort Myers, FL; grandchildren, Candi and Eric Gonzales, Russell and Katie Pirkle, Scott Pirkle, Alex Cohen, Beth and Jesse Pullias, Richard and Allison Pirkle, Abby Pirkle, William Pirkle; great grandchildren, Olivia Gonzales.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, April 12 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Dane Wagner officiating. Interment followed at Hoschton City Cemetery in Hoschton, GA.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your favorite charity to honor the life of Mrs. Eileen Pirkle.  Please sign the guestbook online at Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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