Anne Bledsoe Pinnell, age 91, of 1845 Nellieville Road, Vienna, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Pruitt Health-Brookhaven in Atlanta.
She was born on November 16, 1928 in Eastman, Georgia, to the late Joseph Emmett Bledsoe and Margaret Louisa Bryan Bledsoe. She was a graduate of Eastman High School and Andrew College in Cuthbert. Mrs. Pinnell started her working career with Stuckey's, but most of her working years, she worked at Eastman Cotton Mills. (Reeves Brothers Cotton Mill) When Reeves Brothers Cotton Mill closed, she worked at Lithonia Lighting in Cochran until she retired. After spending most of her life in Eastman, she moved to Vienna in 2006 to be near her daughter. She was an active member of Eastman United Methodist Church and also Vienna United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School.
Daughter: Donna Davis (Jeff) of Vienna
Sister: Gwendolyn Bledsoe Henderson of Decatur
Eddie Davis (Nicole) of Grayson
Jonathan Wright (Lonna) of Milan
Mandy Blalock (Will) of Colbert
Casie Davis of Atlanta
Great Grandchildren: Ayden Davis, Emmalyn Wright, Davis Blalock and Sarah Wright
She was preceded in death by her husband, William O. Pinnell, Jr., her daughter, Paula Pinnell Wright and her sister, Juanita Bledsoe Jarrard.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Saturday, February 1 in Vienna United Methodist Church. Interment will be at 3 PM Saturday, February 1 at Orphans Cemetery in Eastman.
The family will greet friends 5 - 6 PM Friday, January 31 at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to the building fund of Vienna United Methodist Church, 205 North Sixth Street, Vienna, Georgia 31092.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.
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