MITCHELL, Ga. - Jean Merritt Pike, age 81, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Mineral Springs Baptist Church in Mitchell, GA. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Pike grew up in Hancock County and worked for many years as an apartment manager and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace Allen and Bessie Mae Kitchens Merritt; two sisters, Grace Powell and Faye Daniels. She was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Harold K. Pike of Mitchell; her daughter, Debbie Pike of Charleston, SC; two sons, Mike Pike of Perry and Mark Pike of Macon; two brothers, Billy Merritt of Tifton and Bobby Merritt of Glascock County; a sister, Alice Swann of Nashville, GA; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Moores Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mineral Springs Baptist Church c/o Janet Yarborough in Mitchell, GA. Visit www.mooresfuneralhome.com to express tributes. Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.
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