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Pearl Irene Pickard


Pearl Irene Pickard, longtime Okmulgee resident, died Saturday, July 31, 2004 at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa. She was 87 years of age. Mrs. Pickard was born November 20, 1916 in Indianola, Oklahoma to Lewis and Flossie (Green) Newman. She married John Paul Pickard. After residing in California for a few years, they returned to Okmulgee, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Okmulgee Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Paul, one sister and two brothers.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Jean Pickard of Ponca City, a sister, Betty White of Dallas, a brother, John Newman of Washington, two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held 10:00 A.M. Thursday, August 5, 2004 at the Okmulgee Cemetery. Reverend Frank Lewis will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.