Donna L. Pickett

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“We were very sad to hear of the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with you. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Timm & Nancy Ortman & Family - IN

“JOHN, I'M SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOTHER'S DEATH, YOUR MOTHER AND MY MOTHER WERE BEST FRIENDS AND GREW UP TOGETHER, MY MOTHER (LOLA BELLE (ZIMMERMAN...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: RODGER SMITH - INDIANAPOLIS, IN

“John, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I am sorry that I cannot be there, but know that my heart is with you in this tough time. Your...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Ken Armstrong - Houston, PA

“Jim, Grace and all of Donna's family Our throughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow Wish we could be there for you Love Nancy and Jim ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy and Jim Bowers - Friend

“I STILL CAN'T QUITE BELIEVE IT! SHE WAS A TRUE FRIEND WHO WAS ALWAYS THERE TO LISTEN. MY TRUE REPUBLICAN FRIEND. I WILL TREASURE THE GOOD TIMES WE'VE...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: REITA MAUPIN - FRIEND

“Marti and I were sorrowed to hear of your loss. I pray that God is with you and your family and and that all find peace. I never met your Mom but if...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Michael V. Ney - Indianapolis, IN

“I miss her already :( I wish I could be there! ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Ashley Osler - Great Neice


Donna Leone Pickett, 81, Kokomo, died at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April
27, 2010, at the St. Vincent Indiana Heart Hospital in Carmel from
complications after surgery. A Christmas baby, born Dec. 25, 1928,
in Kokomo, she was the daughter of Mary Grace (Redmon) and Guy
"Dick" DeShon. She married Donald L. Pickett on Sept. 17, 1955, in
Kokomo at Main Street Untied Methodist Church. He preceded her in death April 27, 1990.
She graduated from Kokomo High School in 1948. She worked
several years at Haynes Stellite and Delco Electronics, but spent
most of her life being the perfect loving mother and family caregiver.
She loved spending time with her many friends and family and also
enjoyed traveling.
Surviving is a son, John Raymond Pickett, Carmel; sisters, Mary
Margaret (Bruce) Kingery, Rochester Hills, Mich., Barbara Rose
DeShon, Kokomo, and Grace Marie (Jim) Woolley, Shelby Township,
Mich.; special cousin, Shirley Jane (Shearer) Johnston, Livonia,
Mich.; sister-in-laws, Ethelda "Candy" Shaak and LaWana Ballinger,
both of Kokomo; brother-in-law, Forest Pickett, Kokomo; 11
nephews; and nine nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two nieces;
and one nephew.

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