Funeral services for Josie Kate Pickle Troupe, 71, of the Richmond Community, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial will follow in the Willow Mount Cemetery.
Ms. Troupe passed Monday morning, Dec. 31, 2012, at her family's home after an extended illness.
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.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Troupe; son, Sonny Troupe; granddaughter, Brandi Troupe; and siblings, Ed Pickle and Catherine Adams.
Ms. Troupe is survived by her children, Jay Louise Troupe-Austin and husband Gene, and Carol (Lee) Carlen; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her brothers, Calvin Pickle and Dan Pickle.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.