Penelope Picklesimer

Penelope Mincy Picklesimer

Wednesday, January 25th, 1933 - Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Penelope Mincy Picklesimer, 86, passed away on June 17, 2019. She was born in Macon County, NC to the late James Arthur Mincy and Georgia “Myrtle” Hyatt Mincy. Later in life she held a career spanning over 25 years with the Grinnell Corporation in Charlotte, NC as an operations manager before retiring. Penelope was also predeceased by her husband, Dr. Wilbur T. Picklesimer; son, Allen Eugene Picklesimer; two brothers, Wiley and Cleathel Mincy; and three grandchildren, Christopher Todd, Thomas Wilbur Martin, and Shellie Martin Calderon.
Left to cherish her memory are her four daughters, Sarah Picklesimer-Wilson (Alton), Janet E. Picklesimer (Randy Clayton), Anita P. Faglier (Dennis), and Laura P. Laughlin (David); son, Gary A. Picklesimer; sister, Sally Mincy; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Friday, June 21 at 11:00 AM at Whiteside Cove Cemetery, Highlands, Jackson County, NC. Please visit to leave a condolence to the family.
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  • Service

    Friday, June 21st, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, June 21st, 2019 11:00am
    Whiteside Cove Cemetery
    Address not given
    NC 28717
  • Interment

    Whiteside Cove Cemetery
    Address not given
    North Carolina 28717


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Taime Cardon

Posted at 08:08pm
Aunt Penny we will miss you. I'll never forget how you took us in when I was a kid and showed us so much compassion. My Mom valued your friendship and misses her sister so much. I love you and hope that all that loved you can remember what an amazing woman you were.

Elle Y

Posted at 06:00pm
Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your family member and friend Penelope. Words cannot express the pain and sorrow you feel. The God of all comfort understands your pain and is near to those broken hearted and crushed. He will be a source of comfort to you at this difficult time. May your hearts find peace and comfort from all those around you.

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