Mr. William Henry “Jack” Pickle, Sr. age 80, of SummervilleGA died Friday, March 13, 2009at Redmond Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Pickle was born October 11, 1928 in Berryton, GA, the son of the late Henry Guy and Vera Cox Pickle.  He had worked at Harriet and Henderson Cotton Mill.  He was a veteran of theUnited States Army, having served in the Korean War.  Mr. Pickle was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Pickle.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Jackson Pickle; sons, William Pickle, Jr, Chris Pickle,Mike Pickle, Jonathan Pickle, Jeremy Pickle, Jerome Pickle, and Seth Pickle; daughters,Cynthia Pruitt and Jennifer Pickle; brother, Frank Pickle; sisters, Beul Hawkins, NeraBell Bailey; 13 Grandchildren; and 19 Great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Sunday, March 15, 2009 from the chapel of MasonFuneral Home with Rev. Jerry Rutledge and Rev. Joel Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be William Pickle, Jr., Seth Pickle, Chris Pickle, Todd Pickle, Doug Turner, and Damon Smith.  Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Stephenand Bobby Studdard.Mr. Pickle will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Saturday, March 14, 2009.Mason Funeral Home is directing.