Pearl Creel

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 20, 2009

Pearl Woodham Creel, 91, of Columbus, Ga., passed away surrounded by her family on Thurs., June 18, 2009, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Mon., June 22, in the Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Macon Road Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sun., June 21, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Creel was born Dec. 7, 1917, in Andalusia, the daughter of the late John Nelson Woodham and Virgie Hornsby Woodham. She had retired from Fieldcrest Mills, formerly Muscogee Mills, after many years of dedicated service.
She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She never met a stranger or let a guest at her home leave hungry. We will forever be grateful for the wisdom she so freely shared with us. Granny, thank you for everything.
Mrs. Creel was preceded in death by her husband, Buford E. Creel, and a son, Billy E. Creel.
Survivors include her daughter, Sheron Morgan of Columbus, Ga.; two grandsons, Ricky Draper and Robert David Draper, both of Columbus, Ga.; brother, Chester Woodham of Kingston; a granddaughter, Mackenzie Draper of Columbus, Ga.; sister-in-law, Foy Woodham of Andalusia; a daughter-in-law: Doris Creel of Columbus, Ga.; two special nephews, Michael and Ricky Woodham of Andalusia; several other nieces, nephews and friends.
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