Janice  Pickrell


Janice R. Pickrell, 80, of Ottumwa, died at 8:33 p.m. April 4, 2019 at home.
She was born December 18, 1938 in Davis County, IA to Lloyd Elmer and Esther Irene Wagner Overturf. Janice married Keith Pickrell on May 13, 1955 and he preceded her in death on August 23, 2014.
Janice had worked as a server at Molly's, Heady's and J & B restaurants.
Surviving are her 6 children, Jane (Roy) Moriarty of Ottumwa, Kathy (Mike) Courtney of Ottumwa, Tim (Lisa) Pickrell of Ottumwa, Diane (Gary) Werkman of Marion, Keitha (Brian) Cutsforth of Ottumwa and Rodney (Veronica) Pickrell of Agency; 16 grandchildren, Myra Moriarty, Ashly and Michael Courtney, Ashley (Tony) Robeson, Lindsay (Adam) Hubbell, Ryne (Katie) Pickrell, Allison (Jason) Bice, Trent (Kassi) Moorehead, Levi and Shaleigh Werkman, Brinkly Nadeau, Emily, Thomas and Alison Cutsforth, Nicholas and Sydney Pickrell; 8 great- grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Young of Ottumwa.
She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Mildred Mottet and Thelma Lindsey and a brother, Robert Overturf.
Visitation will be open after 9 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home. The family will be present from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, followed by graveside services and burial at Shaul Cemetery with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Hospice serving Davis and Wapello Counties.
Published on April 5, 2019
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6 posts

John & JoAnn Sharp
Apr 10, 2019
We were saddened to hear of Janice's passing. Our deepest sympathy goes out to all her family.
Lee Ann Glade
Apr 08, 2019
Veronica - I am so sorry for your loss.
You'll be in my heart and prayers.
Teresa pickrell
Apr 08, 2019
Sorry for your loss she was so sweet
Apr 08, 2019
So sorry for your loss she was a very sweet lady I havnt known her that long but I enjoyed talking to her
Tony R. Pickrell
Apr 08, 2019
Sending prayers out to the family , so sorry for the loss of Aunt Janice , may she rest in peace with Uncle Keith and be together again with God...!!! R.I.P. Aunt Janice...!!!
Cheryl Van Weelden
Apr 06, 2019
Deepest sympathy to your family. Prayers for peace & assurance today and in the days ahead.