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Charles Foster Pickett, Russell Co., KY (1925-2012)

He was a native of Green County, KY, and a highly regarded citizen of Russell County, KY. He had many family ties in Adair County, KY. He was the former owner of Pickett's Shoe Store and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a devoted member of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Greensburg Masonic Lodge No. 54

Charles Foster Pickett, 86, Pickett Avenue, Russell Springs, KY, died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at his home.

The funeral service will be Sunday, June 10, 2012, at 2pmCT, at the Russell Springs United Methodist Church, 206 Jamestown Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Jim Kingsley and Bro. Dennis Price officiating. Special music will be provided by the church choir. Burial will be in the Russell County Memorial Gardens, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Saturday, at the church and after 11amCT, Sunday until time for the funeral.

Pallbearers: Kriz Pickett, Charles Pickett, Kody Pickett, Billy Pickett, Larry Moran, Jimmy Pyles, Mitchel Richards, and Jeff Womack.

Honorary pallbearers: Men's Sunday School Class of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church.

Charles Foster Pickett, Russell Co., KY (1925-2012)

He was born Monday, August 22, 1925, in Green County, KY. He was the son of the late Eunice Orr Pickett and the late Jim Willie Pickett. He died Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 86 years, 9 months, and 16 days.

He was the former owner and operator of Pickett's Shoe Store. He was a member of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church and of the Greensburg Masonic Lodge No. 54. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Ann Austin; and four brothers, Lester, Harvey, Colby, and Ellis Pickett.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Jean Oakes Pickett, Russell Springs, KY, and the following:
  • Two sons: Kenny (Tammy) Pickett, Jamestown, KY; Rodney Pickett and partner Bryan Roberson, Nashville, TN

  • Two grandsons: Kriz Pickett and Kody Pickett

  • One sister: Ruth Moore, Greensburg, KY

  • Three brothers: Frank Pickett, LaGrange, KY; Boyce Pickett, Decatur, IL; and Joe Pickett, Nashville, TN
The family request memorials be made to the Russell Springs United Methodist Church. These can be made at the church.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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