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Marjorie Dee Pickett

Marjorie Dee Pickett, 90, of Shelbyville, MO passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Lake George Assisted Living in Columbia, MO. 

Visitation was held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service followed at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Sandy Schaller officiating. Burial followed at Shelby Memorial Cemetery in Shelbyville, MO. 

Marjorie was born September 21, 1929 in Shelbyville, MO the daughter of Ophir and Bessie (Mahaffey) Vanskike who preceded her in death. 

She was married to Wilford Pickett on August 14, 1949. He preceded her in death on February 14, 1987. She was a member of the Columbia Relators Association and Fairview United Methodist Church. Marjorie spent most of her working days as a secretary for the City of Columbia, and in her younger years she enjoyed square dancing.

Marjorie is survived by two children; Kevin (Barbara) Pickett, of Wooldridge, MO and Marsha (Tim) Fau, of North Carolina; two siblings, Faye Todd, Woodstock, IL, and Jackie Doss of Wentzville, MO; six grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. 

Marjorie was also preceded in death by a son, Jerry Pickett; six sisters, Deloris Poor, Shirley Waibel, Lucille Vanskike, Opal Archer, Ruby Reynolds and Winnie Vanskike; three brothers, O.R. Vanskike Jr., Claude Vanskike and Joe Vanskike. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202.

Online condolences may be made to the family at funeralhome