Carolyn Sue Pickett, age 84, of Arcadia, Indiana passed away March 20, 2022 at her home.
She was born February 24, 1938 at Elwood, Indiana to Hubert and Carol (Brown) Seely. She attended Jackson Township Schools and graduated from Jackson Central High School with the Class of 1956.
Sue, as she was fondly known, married David Allan Pickett on June 1, 1958 and she began her new role as homemaker. They became owners of the Arcadia Hardware Store where David managed the Store and Sue was the bookkeeper. She mainly did the bookkeeping at home as she became a mother to three young children.
She was active in her community. She was a member of the Roaring 20's Extension Homemaker Club and a past president of Hamilton County Extension Homemakers. She was a member of ACT (Arcadia Citizens Together) a support group for the betterment of the town of Arcadia. Sue was also an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church that was located in Arcadia and went on several mission trips to assist others.
Sue enjoyed sewing, knitting, quilting, and collecting Longaberger baskets. During nice weather you could often find her on her front porch visiting with family and friends. She was also known for being a great cook.
Surviving her is a daughter: Denise (Tim) Sicula of Texas, sons: Mark (Mary Rose) Pickett of California and Russell Pickett of Arcadia, IN, grandchildren: Tim, Brad, Victoria, Andrew, Sawyer, Levi, Nathan, and Grace, plus a great-grandchild: Sloane and one on the way.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, and a brother: Bill Seely.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 25, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN 46034 with burial to follow at Arcadia Cemetery. A time of visitation will be from Noon until time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to Roaring 20's Extension Homemakers, c/o Densa Aspy, 13596 Craig Avenue, Noblesville, IN 46060. You may send condolences at http://www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.