Willie Eugene "Morris" Pickrell, Jr.

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Obituary

Browns Summit, NC

Willie Eugene “Morris” Pickrell, Jr. 79, of Browns Summit, NC went to be with the Lord Thursday August 24, 2017 at his home. He had battled cancer since 2009 and he will be missed by all.
Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Monday August 28, 2017 in Lakeview Memorial Park Greensboro, NC with military rites.
A native of Rockingham County, he was a son of the late Willie E. Pickrell, Sr. and Rosie Love Pickrell and had lived in Guilford County most of his life. He was a self-employed painter and had formerly worked for Flav-O-Rich Dairy and Brunswick Bowling Lanes. He was of the Baptist faith, loved to garden and was known in the neighborhood for having an immaculate landscape. Morris was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and preceded in death by his parents, a brother: Jasper David Pickrell and a sister: Shirley P. Lawson.
Survivors include his sisters: Lois P. Vernon and husband Benny of Greensboro, and Brenda P. Mounce and husband Fred of Kernersville, and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
There will be no formal visitation.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Greensboro for their care and concern throughout Mr. Pickrell’s illness.
The family will see friends at the home 7714 NC Hwy 150 East Brown Summit, NC.
Citty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com