Mary Hurlene Pickard Pike, 78, of Siler City died Saturday, August 17, 2019 at UNC Hospice Home, Pittsboro, NC.
She was born on April 2, 1941 in Chatham County, the daughter of Harvey C. and Lou Quakenbush Pickard.
Mrs. Pike was a member of Rocky River Baptist Church, Acteen leader, and choir member. She worked for years in textile. Her love was working at Victory Village Child Care. Hurlene was an avid reader, a wonderful cook, enjoyed canning her harvest from the garden. Quilting and being a seamstress are other things that gave her pleasure.
Mrs. Pike was preceded in death by her parents, step mother, Clara Moore Pickard, and a baby sister, Linda Faye Pickard.
She is survived by her husband, of 62 years, George Edward Pike, daughters: Sarah Lou P. Gardner and husband, Frankie, and Diane P. Wright and husband, Tony both of Siler City; sons: Danny Pike and wife, Pam, Manuel Pike and wife, Andrea, and Chris Pike and wife, Catie all of Siler City; fifteen grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.
A graveside will be held Tuesday August 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM at Rocky River Baptist Church Cemetery, 4436 Siler City-Snow Camp Road, Siler City, NC. with Dr. Greg Burriss officiating. Visitation will follow in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hand Bell Choir at Rocky River Baptist Church, or to UNC Hospice Home, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Pike family.