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Norma Jean Shaw Pickett, Adair County, KY (1930-2013)

She was a native of Indianapolis, IN, and a resident of Columbia, KY, at the time of her death. She was the widow of Davis W. Pickett. She was the matriarch of a very large, respected family. She leaves 29 direct and 9 step living descendants. She was of the Baptist faith and a former waitress.
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Norma Jean Pickett, 83, of Columbia, KY, died Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:57amCT, at the Westlake Regional Hospital Emergency Room, Columbia, KY.

Funeral services will be Monday, September 23, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Daniel Marcum officiating. Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Sunday, September 22, 2013, at the funeral home.

Norma Jean Shaw Pickett, Adair County, KY (1930-2013)

She was born Friday, January 10, 1930, in Indianapolis, Marion County, IN. She was the daughter of the late Fred & Mary Belle Hayes Shaw. She died died Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:57amCT, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 83 years, 8 months, and 10 days.

She was of the Baptist faith and a former waitress.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Davis W. Pickett, Sr., on May 27, 2002. Survivors include:
  • Three daughters: Sue (Doug) Wise of Columbia, Peggy Shillings of Columbia, Vicki (Larry) Spray of Indianapolis, IN

  • Four sons: Bill (Linda) Pickett of Columbia, Terry Lee (Debbie) Pickett of Indianapolis, IN, Marty Ray (Diane) Pickett of Corpus Christi, TX, Ricky (Shellie) Pickett of Portland, TN

  • Two brothers: Charles Vernon (Reta) Shaw & Robert Joseph Shaw both of Indiana

  • Three sisters: Lula (Jr.) Harris, Myrna (John) Delgadillo, Linda Reed all of Indiana

  • Twenty grandchildren

  • Six step-grandchildren

  • Thirty-seven great-grandchildren

  • Three step-great-grandchildren

  • Two great-great grandchildren
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Norma Jean Shaw Pickett, Adair County, KY (1930-2013)

2013-09-21 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.
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