††† BRADY ó Memorial services for Virginia Pickett, 97, of Brady will be held at 1 p.m. today at St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Brady, with Father John Fritts officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Washington Forever Cemetery in Independence, Mo. ††† ††† ††† Arrangements are under the direction of Leatherwood Memorial Chapels.

††† She died Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, in Lubbock.

††† She was born Jan. 20, 1913, in Kansas City, Mo., to John Dwyer and Jenny Bell Dwyer. She was married to the Rev. Fred L. Pickett Sr. on Nov. 25, 1929, in Kansas City, Mo. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Paulís Episcopal Church.

††† Survivors include three grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

††† She was preceded in death by her husband and a son.