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Lorene Caldwell Pirtle

Funeral service for Ms. Lorene Caldwell Pirtle, age 81 of Dellrose, TN will be conducted at 11 AM on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Keith Officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Pirtle was born on June 3, 1937 in the Booneshill Community of Lincoln County to the late Malvern and Verna Caldwell. She was a long time employee of Blue Ridge Shirt Mfg. And Lincoln Mfg. Lorene loved bowling, farming, and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church in the Bryson Community. Mrs. Pirtle passed away on August 18, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include her daughters, Betty Ann Mitchell of Fayetteville, TN and Carrie Stevenson (Chad) Witt of Dellrose, TN; grandchildren, Alison (Jason) Campbell of Fayetteville, TN, Ashley Mitchell of Fayetteville, TN, Haley Brooke Witt, and Morgan Stevenson Witt of Dellrose; great-grandchildren, Braxton Rhodes and Zoey Campbell of Fayetteville, TN; and a sister, Lenis Ganus of Fayetteville, NC. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Pirtle was preceded in death by her brother, Lester Caldwell; sisters, Louise Stevenson, and Lois O’neal; and a great-grandson, James Taylor Campbell.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Monday, August 20, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Ms. Lorene Caldwell Pirtle.

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#1 Comment By Kathy Smith On August 19, 2018 @ 7:25 pm

Betty Ann, and family
So sorry for your loss she was a great lady. I having health issues so will unable to visit but y’all will be in my prayers,

#2 Comment By Becky Parker On August 19, 2018 @ 8:11 pm

Carrie- I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Your family is in my prayers. I pray that the God will put his comforting arms around you & give you peace, knowing she is walking with the angels now.

#3 Comment By Brenda Burns On August 20, 2018 @ 1:38 am

Betty Ann,Carrie,Allison,Ashley and Family.So very Sorry to hear of the passing of Lorene .Worked with her many years at Blue Ridge along with mom working with her.Such a sweet ,devoted lady.May God wrap his arms around each of you during this most difficult time! God has gained another Angel.! Brenda & Joe Burns and Mattie (Lewter) Sawyer

#4 Comment By Barbara McCool Hargrove On August 20, 2018 @ 2:01 am

Betty so sorry about your mother, may the Lord give you peace and comfort,

#5 Comment By Lenace Hyde Vaughn On August 20, 2018 @ 2:35 am

Alison and Ashley,
Very sorry to hear of the loss of your grandmother. You and the family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Lenace Hyde Vaughn

#6 Comment By Shera Hunt On August 20, 2018 @ 2:46 pm

Carrie I am sorry to hear about Lorene. I pray that God will give all of you comfort and peace that can only come from Him.

#7 Comment By Wanda Jennings Preston On August 21, 2018 @ 3:45 pm

Betty, Alison and Ashley, I am so sorry about your mother’s passing. I know you are hurting and I pray God will hold your heart in His hands of love.