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Patsy (Ross) Pickett

March 19, 1945 ~ July 13, 2019 (age 74)

Patsy Pickett, 74, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Monticello House in Jackson. 

She was born March 19, 1945, in Arkansas, to Sylvester and Marie Mitts Ross.  She was a graduate of Zalma High School.

Patsy resided several years in Sikeston, Missouri, and worked in banking.  She struggled many years with a pituitary tumor.  She moved to Jackson in the 1990’s and became a member of Christ Gospel Church of Millersville.

Loving survivors include a son, Jerry Leland Pickett of Jackson; three grandchildren, Cole, Camryn, and Kearsten; three sisters, Liz (the late Kelly) Abernathy of Jackson, Marilyn Brewer of New Albany, Indiana; Sandra (Rick) Freeman of Taylorville, Illinois; a brother-in-law, Bob (the late Faye) Sandusky of Jackson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; six adult siblings, Faye Sandusky, Joyce (Bob) Jones, Debra (Kelly) Yates, Joann Simpson, Billy (Patricia) Ross, Lavern (Ed) Scherpinksy; and three infant sisters, Helen, Betty, and Rita Jean Stovall.

Visitation is from 11 to 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral is at 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at the funeral home, with Sister Patricia Brown and Chris Deegear officiating. 

Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

The family appreciates memorial contributions to McCombs Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses. 

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