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Obituary for Carl Donald Pinnell

Mr. Carl “Donald” Pinnell, age 81, of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. He was born on September 30, 1935 in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of the late Carl Lester Pinnell and the late Beatrice Adell Thrasher Pinnell. He retired from Stone Container following 38 years of service. He was a devoted member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church in Powder Springs, Georgia.
Donald was known to make people laugh. He would photo shop photographs and send them to family and friends. Music played a large role in his life. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. He also collected model cars—especially NASCAR.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Arlin Eugene Pinnell.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Vicki Jo Murphy Pinnell of Douglasville; daughters and son-in-law: Wendy and Randy Helton of Fayetteville, Georgia, and Tara Morgan of Racing, Wisconsin; son: Carl E. Pinnell of Douglasville; grandchildren: Nathan Helton and his wife, Jennifer, Mandy Helton, and Jacob Jones; great granddaughter: McKenzie Helton.
The family will receive friends at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel on Monday, June 26, 2017, from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel with Brother Johnny Ivey officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
You may share your thoughts and condolences online at www.hightowersmemorial.com.
Hightower’s Memorial Chapel of Douglasville, GA has charge of the arrangements.
770-489-2818


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Visitation

Monday

26

Jun

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Funeral

Tuesday

27

Jun

2:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Interment

Tuesday

27

Jun

3:00 PM
Sunrise Memorial Gardens

3721 Bankhead Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134

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