Genevieve H. Pirkle,
82, of FortBranch, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2009 at the Gibson General Hospital Skilled Care Unit
Born Aug. 14, 1923 in GibsonCounty, she was the daughter of John Henry and Emma (Kruse) Meyer.
She resided here her entire life.
Genevieve graduated from FortBranchHigh School in 1941 and was a graduate of the LockyearBusinessCollege in Evansville. She worked at Emge Meat
Packing Co. in FortBranch and was part owner of the Pirkle
Grocery Store. She retired from the Farmers and Merchants Bank in FortBranch after 16 years of service. She also was Union Township Trustee for a
couple of years. She was a member of the St. Lucas United Church of Christ in
Survivors include three children and their
spouses, Stephen Pirkle of Newburgh, Trudy (Gerald)
Bledsoe of Fort Branch, Lisa (Tom) Parker of Evansville; five grandchildren,
Adam Bledsoe, Mina Pirkle, Toby Pirkle,
Nigel Parker and Sarah Parker.
She was preceded in death by her parents;
seven brothers and sisters, Elsie Wilderman, Ruth
English, Gertrude Meyer, George Meyer, Raymond Meyer, Lester Meyer and John
Funeral services will be at Monday, Nov.16, 2009 at St. Lucas United Church of
Christ in FortBranch, with the Rev. John Heumann officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 15th, 2009 atStodghill
Funeral home on Ind. 168 West in FortBranch and from until service time at the church on Monday.