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John Preston Girdley


John Preston Girdley

John Preston Girdley, 49, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Tuesday, May 23, 2023.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jerry Girdley and Cora T. Girdley; aunt, Wanda Putman; and uncle, Lynn Jenkins.

He is survived by his mother, Jayne Clawson of Graysville; brother, Thomas van Biezen of Graysville; wife, Lynn Girdley of Pikeville; step-son, Corey Turnure of Pikeville; niece, Arabella van Biezen of Graysville; cousins, Doris Sandusky, Jasmine Fox and Wanda Sandusky; and several more nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

1 Comment

  1. Kathy Brey on May 27, 2023 at 2:12 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of Johnny’s death. My thoughts and prayers
    are with you and your family. Please reach out to me if you need
    anything at all.

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