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Virginia Pickett

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Virginia Pickett
    Funeral services for Virginia Pickett, 77 of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 27, in Murray-Orwosky Chapel with the Rev. Fred Lewis officiating.

    Interment will follow at City Cemetery with Aaron Pickett, Robert King, Keith Bell, Brandon Burks, Jay Owens and Terry Edwards serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Carpenter, Elvin Harry and the Doris Dobson’s Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church.  
    Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the funeral home.
    Virginia Pickett died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at her residence.
    She was born April 22, 1937, in Pickton, the daughter of John F. and Clara Summers Humphrey. They preceded her in death.
    She married William T. Pickett on Dec. 17, 1951, in Sulphur Springs. He preceded her in death in 2012.  
    Survivors include sons Delbert Pickett and wife, Cheri, of Sulphur Springs and Billy Pickett and wife, Karen, of Sulphur Springs; daughter Alice Shelton and husband, Johnny, of Tyler; brother Jack Humphrey of Forney; grandchildren Josette Bell, Amanda Vigil, Letitia Hughes, Amy Burks, Chelsea Pickett and Aaron Pickett; and 10 great-grandchildren.
    She was also preceded in death by grandson, David Pickett, and three brothers.
    Memorials may be made to the Gideon’s Ministry.
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