Mr. Woodrow W. Pickett Sr.

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Mr. Woodrow W. Pickett, Sr., age 96, died Monday morning, June 21, 2010 after having a wonderful Father's Day shared with his children, grandchildren and friends.
Mr. Pickett was a native of Jacksonville, Fla. but had lived in Pembroke for over 50 years. He retired with over 26 years of service from the U.S. Army. Mr. Pickett attained the rank of master sergeant and served during the Korean War. He also retired as service manager of the Hartzog Chevrolet Oldsmobile dealership. Mr. Pickett was the mayor of the City of Pembroke from 1978-1990. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Pembroke for over 50 years where he was past chairman of the deacons and former Sunday School teacher. Mr. Pickett loved his family, his church, farming, and his animals. He was a servant to both his church and his community.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Mrs. Dorothy May Bacon Pickett, four brothers and one sister.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, W. Wilson and Cheryl Pickett of Richmond Hill; daughter, Emily Smith of Savannah; three grandchildren, Marcus Goins of Statesboro, Chase Pickett of Richmond Hill and McKenzie Pickett of Richmond Hill; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 5-7 P.M. Wednesday, June 23, at the funeral home. Funeral service will be 10 A.M. Thursday, June 24, at First Baptist Church of Pembroke with Dr. Bradley Butler and Rev. Albert Hill officiating.
Interment will be in Northside Cemetery with military honors observed.
Flanders Morrison Funeral Home, of Pembroke, is in charge of the arrangements.
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