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Martha Elizabeth Pickett

July 25, 1927 ~ June 23, 2021 (age 93)


Martha Elizabeth Pickett, age 93, of Noblesville, IN passed away June 23, 2021 at her home with her family at her side.

She was born July 25, 1927 at Cicero, IN to Conard "Coonie" and Georgia (Purkey) Lockwood.  She attended Cicero School and graduated with the Class of 1945 from Jackson Central High School.

She had worked many years as a bank teller for Hamilton County Bank that later became Fidelity Bank.  She was also assistant vice president of Hamilton County Bank.

Martha was an avid reader and bird watcher.  She would often sit at her bay window and enjoy their presence.  She loved being outdoors working in her flower garden and traveling to the State Parks.  She was an avid Cubs fan and her family said there wasn't anything she didn't know about them, you only had to ask her and she had the answer.  In her younger years she was on a local bowling league.

Martha loved spending time with her family and was very involved in her grandchildren's and great-grandchildren's lives.

She married Ralph "Hap" Pickett on July 20, 1947.  He preceded her in death.  In addition to her husband and parents she was also preceded in death by a son: R. Kenneth "Ken" Pickett and a sister Charlotte (Lockwood) Burnett.

Surviving her is a daughter: Connie Lynn Bouse of Kirklin, IN, a brother: Chuck (Becky) Lockwood of Arcadia, IN, a daughter-in-law: Angie Pickett of Cicero, IN, grandchildren: Scott (Buffy) Bouse, Stacey Bouse (Brian) Harwood, Steffanie Pickett, Kari Pickett, Olivia Pickett, step-granddaughter: Kaley Saqoniuk, Great-grandchildren: Kyle Harwood, Abbey Harwood, Connor Harwood, step-great-grandchildren: Ryan Saqoniuk and Tyler Saqoniuk plus several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life for Martha Pickett that was to be held on October 16, 2021 at the Pickett Farm has been cancelled. Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel was entrusted with her arrangements and where you may send condolences at

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46278. 

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Celebration of Life
October 16, 2021

3:30 PM


American Cancer Society, Indianapolis
5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis IN 46278
Tel: 1-317-344-7800

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