Mary Lou Pickard



Tupelo-Mary Lou Pickard, 76, born January 19, 1941, gained her wings at 3:30 AM on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 surrounded by her family after a long battle with cancer. The Lord called her home. Mary Lou is survived by 5 children and their father, Stanley J. Pickard. Together, they enjoyed 10 grandchildren ,15 great grandchildren. She is also survived by 3 siblings in New York. She worked many years at North Miss. Medical Center where she was a beloved and devoted employee. She loved baking with her grandchildren as well as gardening, crafting, sewing, painting and knitting. She supplied many handmade accessories for cancer patients and those in nursing homes to enjoy, as well as cookies.
A memorial visitation to honor her life and to share memories will be held from 2 PM-5PM on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. All are invited to attend. Holland Funeral Directors is honored to be assisting the family.

Mary is survived by her children, Susan Jarrell of Dexter, MO, Richard John Pickard of Monroe, N.C., Laurie Ingram of Guntown, MS, Colleen Holley of Belden, MS, and Shawn James Pickard of Stafford, VA.

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be emailed to