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Mary Jane (Bates) Pickett (Watts, Shenefield)

August 31, 1922 ~ October 28, 2019 (age 97)

Obituary

Age 97, of Jackson, passed away in Chelsea, Michigan on October 28, 2019.  She is survived by her husband, Daniel Earl; two daughters, Jill Watts (John Warren) and Sue (Ron) Butler; two step-children, Catherine (Marty) Kimball and Daniel E. (Terry) Pickett; four grandchildren, Larry (Casey) Dobie, Nicole Homer, Andrew Dobie and Amber Headley; four step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by two husbands, Robert Watts and Don Shenefield; her infant daughter, Ann J. Watts and her parents, Lafe and Hanna E. (maiden-Barnes) Bates.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and playing bingo.  Mrs. Pickett has been cremated.  A Memorial Service will be held at Roseland Memorial Gardens Chapel on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 1 pm with Pastor Dave Cornwell officiating.  Interment to follow. Contributions in her memory are directed to Alzheimer’s Association. 

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Services

Graveside Service
Monday
November 4, 2019

1:00 PM
Roseland Memorial Gardens
3744 Brooklyn Road
Jackson, MI 49203

Donations

Alzheimer's Association
2111 University Park Drive, Suite 200, Okemos MI 48864
Web: http://www.alz.org/mglc

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