Bickford, Mary Ellen Goforth (Pikeville)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Mary Ellen Goforth Bickford, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died on November 15, 2010.

Mrs. Bickford celebrated her 100th birthday on Aug. 15. She was a master of all forms of needlework including crocheting, knitting and quilting. She was a Christian attending the Church of Christ in Griffith and Pikeville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lee Bickford; daughters, Ruth DeBord and Louise Carmack; mother, Nell Rose Goforth; sister Carrie Agee; brothers, Henry Goforth, Howard Goforth, Mitchel Goforth and James Goforth.

She is survived by her children, Carlos Bickford, Asheville, N.C.; Jim Bickford, Pikeville; Alene Hammond, Nashville; Pauline McCarley, Lexington, Ky.; Shirley Bilbrey, Chattanooga; and Charlotte Colvard, Crossville; sister, Ova O'dell, Deposit, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. CST in the funeral home chapel with Minister Tony Britt officiating.

Visitation is on Wednesday from 9 a.m. CST until service time.

Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Hwy. 127 South, Pikeville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pikeville Church of Christ.


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