UNIVERSAL ---- Mattie Louise Pickard, 89, of Universal, passed away at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003 in Vermillion Covalescent Center in Clinton.
Born Feb. 24, 1914 in Worthington, she was the daughter of Albert Van and Ada Perkins VanDeventer.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star 198 in Newberry, and United Methodist Church in Universal.
Survivors include, daughter and son-in-law, Deronda and John Burroughs of Florida; daughter, Linda Opurr of West Terre Haute; son and daughter-in-law, James and Wilma Pickard of New Goshen; nine grandchildren, Billy Rivera, Steven Rivera, Dina Houser, Troy Clough, Jim Pickard, Mickael Pickard, Kelly Greene, Steven Spurr and Aimee Wallace; 12 great grandchildren; and sister Ruth Neal of Sullivan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clovis Pickard on June of 1967; two daughters, Patricia in 1932 and Marlene in July 2003; four brothers; one sister; and her parents.
Funeral service will be at the Frist Funeral Home in Clinton at 1 p.m. on Saturday with the Rev. David Lowe officiating. Burial will follow in Worthington Cemtery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. on Saturday until the time of service at 1 p.m.