Ruby Jewell Pickett PDF Print
Sunday, 04 November 2012 19:04

Ruby Jewell Pickett age 89 of Glasgow passed away Thursday November 1, 2012 in Ann Arbor Michigan surrounded by her loving family.  She was born August 3, 1923 in the Randolph Community of Metcalfe County. She was the daughter of the late Edgar L. and Maymie Coffey Shockley.

Jewell was married to Orville L. Pickett on June 20, 1942 in Glasgow and he preceded her in death in March 2004.  She was a homemaker and stayed at home to raise her children.  She resided in the Randolph and surrounding communities most of her life except for a short time in Michigan (1968-1976) and always referred to Kentucky as home.  She was a member of the Church of Christ.  Jewell (as she is known by most) enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, frequenting garage sales, and visiting her children and grandchildren, the joy of her life.

She is survived by her four children Gerald (Mary) Pickett of Whitmore Lake, MI. Sandra Jean (Joe) Abbott of Saline, MI. Brenda Joyce (Nazareth) Zeitunian of Fort Worth, TX. and Janet (Jack) Cook of Clinton, MI.  Three sisters Ruth Pedigo and Geneva Morgan both of Glasgow, Sylvia Coffey of Petersburg, ILL. One brother Marvin Shockley of Glasgow, ten grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren, many cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one brother, three sisters, one grandson, and one great grandson.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday at the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ with ministers Jason Peden and Gary Richardson officiating, burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton and Tuesday from 9:00 AM until service at the church.


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