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Joyce Jean Pickett, Russell Co., KY (1932-2014)

She was a native of Green County, KY, and a highly regarded citizen of of Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Clarence & Lillian McKinney Oakes, and the widow of Charles Foster Pickett. She leaves four direct living descendants and many relatives in Russell, Green, and Adair Counties of South Central Kentucky and elsewhere. She was co-owner of Pickett's Shoe store along with her late husband, Foster. She was a member of Russell Springs United Methodist Church.
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Joyce Jean Pickett, 81, died Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY.

Funeral services for Joyce Jean Pickett will be 5pmCT, Sunday, August 10, 2014 at the Russell Springs United Methodist Church, 206 Jamestown Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Jim Kingry and Bro. Dennis Price officiating. Visitation after 2pmCT, Sunday, August 10, 2014, at church. Burial in the Russell County Memorial Gardens. Special Music will be by Russell Springs United Methodist Church Choir.

Active Pallbearers: Kriz Pickett, Kody Pickett, Ashley Dillingham, Larry Moran, Jimmy Pyles, and Mitchell Richards

Honorary Pallbearers: Women's Sunday School Class, Chris Smith, and Wanda Vonfumetti

Joyce Jean Pickett, Russell Co., KY (1932-2014)

She was co-owner of Pickett's Shoe store along with her late husband, Foster. She was a member of Russell Springs United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Foster Pickett and step dad, Clarence Landis. Survivors include the following:
  • Two sons: Kenny (Tammy) Pickett, Jamestown, KY; Rodney Pickett and his partner, Bryan Roberson, Nashville, TN

  • Two grandchildren: Kriz Pickett, Jamestown, KY; and Kody Pickett, also of Jamestown

  • Two sisters: Maydell Moran, Greensburg, KY; and Nancy (Harold) Dillingham, Prospect, KY

  • Two sisters-in-law: Ruth Pickett Moore, Greensburg, KY; and Wayne Pickett, Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers-in-law: Joe Pickett, Columbia, KY; and Frank Pickett, LaGrange, KY
The family requests memorials to Russell Springs United Methodist Church. These can be made at the church.

Send a condolence to the family of Joyce Jean Oakes Pickett

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

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