Sherry H. Pickens

Published 1:16 pm Friday, April 20, 2012

IVOR—Sherry Ray Holt Pickens, 69, widow of Keith Arlan Pickens Sr., passed away April 19, 2012.

Born in Southampton County, she was a daughter of the late Conrad Norton Holt Sr. and Inez Lowe Holt.

Sherry was a member of the Corinth Friends Meeting and was a former bookkeeper at Holt Metal Products.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Cheryl P. Ellis (Mark) of Suffolk and Murriel “Iney” Holt (James) of Newport News; sons, Keith A. Pickens Jr. of Kentucky and Jason M. Pickens of Cleveland, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Morgan Daughtry, Keith Pickens III, Jason Pickens Jr., Justin Pickens, Andrew Morrison, William Wellons, Jamie Sherrill and Aidan Sherrill; two sisters, Caroline Ellis Tart ( Phil) of Sedley, Jean Galtress (Bill) of Zuni and Conrad N. Holt Jr. (Rachelle) of Java.

She was predeceased by a brother, Merle R. Holt Sr.

A service to celebrate Sherry’s life will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Corinth Friends Meeting. Amanda Smith, Pastor of Corinth Friends Meeting, will officiate. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 9702 Gayton Road, Suite 110, Richmond, Va., 23238.