JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Mary M. Pickett

Mary M. Pickett, 78, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 4:20 p.m. 
Sunday, June 1, 2008, at her residence.

She was born in Mariana, Ark., on May 30, 1930. a daughter of 
Fred and Mary (Smith) Clark. She was married to Arthur Pickett. 
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Mary is survived by her children, Jimmy Atterberry, Albert Crowder, 
Peggy Dickey, Betty Pickett, Roy Lee Pickett and Arthur Pickett, all 
of Mt. Vernon, Jerry Pickett of St. Louis, Fred Pickett of Madison, Wise., 
and Willie Pickett of Decatur; 22 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; 
sisters, Carrie Hughes of Mt. Vernon and Martha Freeman of Decatur; and 
several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, twin sons, and one daughter.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Jackson Funeral Home 
with the Rev. Tim Goodwin officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Memorial 
Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Services are under the direction of the Jackson Funeral Home in Mt.
Vernon.



  

Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2008
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
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