Ernestine Pickering Obituary

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Ernestine Pickering

February 12, 1925 - April 6, 2014
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Ernestine Pickering, age 89, died Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Pontotoc Extended Care Nursing Home. She was born February 12, 1925 to William Henry Dillard and Mary Jane Dillard. She married James W. Pickering in Shannon, MS on November 11, 1942. She was a member of West Heights Baptist Church and a retired Pontotoc City School cafeteria worker and a homemaker. Services will be at 2 PM on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Hamilton officiating; burial will follow in Immanuel Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include her daughter: Jane Andrews of...
Ernestine Pickering, age 89, died Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Pontotoc Extended Care Nursing Home. She was born February 12, 1925 to William Henry Dillard and Mary Jane Dillard. She married James W. Pickering in Shannon, MS on November 11, 1942. She was a member of West Heights Baptist Church and a retired Pontotoc City School cafeteria worker and a homemaker.

Services will be at 2 PM on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Hamilton officiating; burial will follow in Immanuel Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her daughter: Jane Andrews of Pontotoc, MS; two sons: Steve Pickering (Donna) of Pontotoc, MS and David Pickering of Opelika, AL; eight grandchildren: Tiffany Warren (Joe), Mandy Thompson (Jim), Melanie Truitt (Brent), James Pickering, Lex Pickering (Laura), Matt Pickering, Jared Andrews and Cole Andrews (Alicia); one step-grandson: Steve Kelly (Kim); seven great-grandchildren: Cheyenne, Kale, Evelyn and Landon Pickering, Anna Claire Warren, Cooper and Jagger Andrews; two step-great grandchildren: Heather Cox (Rick) and Avery McLean; one step great-great grandchild: Wesley Cox; and special friends: Peggy Moore and all residents and staff at Pontotoc Extended Care Facility.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; and nine siblings: Loyce Dillard, Carl Dillard, Gayron Dillard, Gertie Sappington, Thelma Gentry Rieves, Ruth Stafford White, Conard Sappington, Raymond Sappington and Will H. (Jr.) Dillard.

Pallbearers will be: James Pickering, Lex Pickering, Matt Pickering, Jared Andrews, Cole Andrews and Joe Warren.

Visitation will be from 11 AM to 2 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com

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