2009-08-20 / Obituaries


Kathryn Finley Pickard, 42, of Grove Hill died Aug. 16, 2009 in a Mobile hospital.

She was born May 8, 1967 in Jackson. She was a member of the Peniel Baptist Church of Jackson. She was a member of the Southern Magnolia Study Club of Grove Hill, a former Girl Scout Leader and Cub Scout Leader. She attended Auburn University. She was a member of the Grove Hill Arts Council and Planning Committee for the Children's Advocacy Center in Grove Hill. She was a former reporter for The Clarke County Democrat.

Survivors include her husband, Arthur Perry Pickard, Grove Hill; two sons, Robert Pickard, John Pickard, both of Grove Hill; her mother, Mary Finley, Jackson; one brother, John A. Finley, Birmingham; one sister, Elizabeth Finley, Birmingham.

She was preceded in death by her father, Johnny Finley.

The service was Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. at the Peniel Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Pickard officiating. Burial was in the W.A. Smith Cemetery on the Zimco Road near Grove Hill. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

Active pallbearers were John Finley, Johnathon Pickard, Al Gregory, Robbie Gregory, Kim Kelley, Tommy Matthews, Jim Cox and Ross Wood.


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