Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
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Obituary
Mary Lee Partin Pickett
June 08, 1926 - December 17, 2017
Born in Chatham, NC
Resided in Durham, NC
Visitation
Wednesday December 20, 2017, 1:00-2:00 PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
 
Service
Wednesday December 20, 2017, 2:00 PM
Chapel Service
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Mary Lee Partin Pickett, 91, of 3306 Bonaparte Way, Durham, died Sunday, December 17, 2017. Born in Chatham County, she was the daughter of the late John Westley Partin and Minnie Lee Singleton Partin. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, John Archie Pickett, Sr., two infant daughters, one sister and three brothers.

Mrs. Pickett moved to Durham in 1932 where she lived the rest of her life. She was a member of the Anger Baptist Church in East Durham then in her later years attended Hope Valley Baptist Church where she was the church musician. She taught private piano lessons throughout the years.

Surviving are her son, John A. Pickett, Jr. and wife, Kathryn of Durham; two grandsons: John A. Pickett III "Jake" and Kyle Vincent Pickett.

Funeral service will be 2 PM Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Brooks & White Chapel with the Rev. John Pritchard officiating. Burial will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service (1-2 PM).

Pallbearers will be Gary Paschal, John Pickett, III, Kyle Pickett, Mike Hitchcock, and Mike Seagroves.

Memorials may be made in her memory to Hock Family Pavilion, 4023 N. Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704.