Norma Pirkle McClure, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 18, 2019 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health.
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Born March 13, 1935 in Hall County to the late Henry and Verdell Pirkle, she lived most of her life in Dawson County. Mrs. McClure retired as the office manager for Southeastern Freezer following 30 years of service. Norma was affectionally known as the “Biscuit Queen” for her biscuit making for the Kilough Community and Fire Station #3 at the annual Fall Festival in Dawsonville. She also enjoyed quilting and playing piano at church. A member of the Order of Easter Star, she was of the Baptist faith and was also preceded in death by a sister, Dortha Lowman Sosebee, and brothers, Ralph Pirkle and John Pirkle.
Surviving are her son and daughter in law, Jerry and Cathy McClure, Dawsonville; daughter and son in law, Sandra and Johnny McBrayer, Dawsonville; grandchildren, Jason and Heidi McClure, Tiffany and Cody Young, Brooke and Jason Williams, Christopher and Amy McBrayer; nine great grandchildren; sister in law, Wilda Pirkle, Dawsonville; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Sunday July 21, 2019 at 3 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Stephen Davis and Rev. Tommy Ross will officiate. Interment will follow in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 2 until 8 at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.