Betty Joan Pickrell passed away peacefully in Lodi on January 15, 2017. She was 90 years old. Betty was born in Oberlin, KS on May 8, 1926, to Oscar and Lela Kemp. Betty lived last 45 years in Lodi and worked as a bookkeeper for over 20 years. She loved taking road trips and always seemed to have good luck at the casinos.She is survived by her children: Merle Pickrell (Toni) of Harold, Brenda Hill (John) of Lodi, and Marilyn Brookes (Bob) of Harold, CA; 7 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Don Pickrell and her parents.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 Industrial Way, Lodi, CA 95240
A funeral service will take place at 1 PM on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Evergreen Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 and Harney Ln, Lodi CA.