March 12, 1923 - March 27, 2019
Myra Burks Pickett, age 96, passed away on March 27, 2019. She was born in Guntersville, AL, on March 12, 1923 to Oliver Street and Minnie Maude Cox. She is preceded in death by her parents (Oliver and Minnie), siblings (Lois Cox, Horace Deerman, Fate Deerman, Robert Deerman, Ruth Cox McCollum, Zena Cox, Bill Cox, Lomax Cox, Bud Deerman, Ray Cox and Beamon Cox), two infant sons, and grandsons Michael Blaine Burks and Jacob Burks. She is remembered as a loving mother by James Alton Burks (Sharon), Cynthia Parks (Bill), Ginger Simmons (Larry), Sherry Barnes, Tim Burks, Eddy Burks (Barbara), Deland Burks (Sylvia), Deborah Font de Mora (Jaime) and Melanie Cox (Mike). She is remembered as a loving grandmother by Jim Burks (Lucy), Deanna Huntsman (Peter), Burke Parks, Myra Brooks (Nelson), Brad Parks (Cata), Blake Simmons (Kristi), Kelly Smith, Conan Barnes (Tashawn), Carly Barnes, Nathaniel Burks (Jessica), Forest Burks (Mellisa), Dalton Burks, Braden Burks (Kala), Audrey Ostrander (Jeff), Heather Simpson (Michael), Catalina Font de Mora, Jimena Font de Mora, Cevannah Price (Clark), Corey Cox (Devon), Connor Cox, and Caraline Cox; as well 18 great grandchildren. Myra loved spending time with her family. She was a loving and competitive spirit, and enjoyed playing bridge, rook, horseshoes, ping pong and bowling. Her hobbies included sewing, dancing, gardening and making beautiful quilts. She was a long-time member of the Guntersville Church of Christ. Some of her favorite pastimes were playing cards with friends at the Guntersville Senior Center and playing on her laptop. The family asks that in place of flowers you make a donation to your local hospice.
Myra Burks Pickett, age 96, passed away on March 27, 2019. She was born in Guntersville, AL, on March 12, 1923 to Oliver Street and Minnie Maude Cox. She is preceded in death by her parents (Oliver and Minnie), siblings (Lois Cox, Horace Deerman,... View Obituary & Service Information
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