Funeral services for Ms. Josie Kate Pickle Troupe, age 71, of the Richmond community will be held 10 a.m. Friday January 4, 2013 at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial to follow in the Willow Mount Cemetery. Ms. Troupe passed Monday morning at her family's home after an extended illness.
Visitation with the family will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
A native of Bedford County, she was daughter of the late William Calvin Pickle and Kitty Lois Kirkland Pickle. Ms. Troupe worked as a seamstress with Fly Manufacturing, and was of the Baptist Faith. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Troupe, son, Sonny Troupe; granddaughter, Brandi Troupe; siblings, Ed Pickle and and Catherine Adams.
Ms. Troupe is survived by children, Jay Louise Troupe-Austin and husband Gene, Carol (Lee) Carlen. eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and brothers Calvin Pickle and Dan Pickle.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.