Published 10:23 am Monday, February 9, 2015
Alfred Pickett, age 96, of Pea Ridge, died Feb. 7.
He served in the US Navy and US Army. Alfred was a coal miner for over 50 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Venita Carroll Pickett; his parents, William Pickett and Elisabeth Kromer Pickett; six brothers; and three sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Inez T. Pickett; son, Sydney Pickett (Linda) of Calera; stepson, James Garner (Shelia) of Montevallo; grandchildren, Cynthia Mitchell of Pea Ridge and Sydney Pickett, Jr. (Emerald) of Salisbury, NC; step-grandchildren, Tina Etress (Wayne) of Shelby, Michael Garner (Karen) of Calera, and Lori Pate (Jonathan) of Randolph; great-grandchildren, Giavanna Mitchell and Daniel Pickett; and step great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Jesse and Sarah Allen, Kiersten Pate and Olivia Pate, Tye and Hayden Garner.
His funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. at Rockco Funeral Home (Montevallo). Visitation will begin at noon. Bro. Ray Smith and Bro. Brook Lovett will officiate and burial will be at Macedonia Cemetery in Pea Ridge.