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Obituary: Juanita L. Williams Pickering

7/16/1917 ~ 10/3/2004

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Juanita Pickering passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2004.

She was born on July 16, 1917 in Fairmont, WV, to James and Effie Jenkins Williams.

She married Sheldon Pickering on December 21, 1956 in the Salt Lake Temple. She became an instant mother to his five children ranging in age from 2 - 13, raising them as her own. She was a wonderful wife, mother and friend. There wasn't anything she wouldn't do for anyone. Her friends were more like family than friends. She was an inspiration to us all and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survived by her loving husband Sheldon, Bluffdale; her children, Barbara (McRae) Justesen, Spring City; Carolyn (Joseph) McBride, Tooele; Keith (Penny), Farmington, NM; Eileen (John) Schroeder, West Valley City; Kent (Mary Ann), Lehi; brother, H. Robert Williams, Washington, UT; 21 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister and five brothers.

Funeral services will be held at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 1950 E. 10600 So. on Saturday, October 9, 2004 at 12 Noon with a viewing from 10 - 11:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment, Centerville City Cemetery.