Funeral services for James "Carl" Pirkle, Jr., age 81, of Clarksville will be held Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 12:00PM at Pelham City Cemetery. Mr. Pirkle passed away Monday, October 28, 2019, at Tennova Healthcare. Carl was born June 2, 1938, in Atlanta, GA, to the late James Carl Pirkle, Sr. and Doris Burton Pirkle. He was a chemical engineer, consulting at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Carl is survived by his wife of 44 years, Sheila Pirkle; three sons, James (Nancy) Greenwood of Arlington, VA, Joseph (Jennifer) Greenwood of Washington, NJ, and David (Tiffany) Greenwood of Clarksville, TN; two daughters, Lavane (Gary) Herman of Burlington, NC and Sarah (Daniel) Hammer of Chapel Hill, NC; two sisters, Sandra Scarborough of Foley, AL and Beverly Ferrell of Moultrie, GA; eight grandchildren, Lauren Bell, Courtney Greenwood, Jennifer Haigler, Thomas Greenwood, Matthew Greenwood, Charles Greenwood, Charlotte Greenwood, and Elsie Greenwood; and one great grandson, Nolan Greenwood. Willis-Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home, Pelham
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