January 25, 2023
John Edward Pickett, 70, of Gillespie, Ill., died at Carlinville Area Hospital in Carlinville on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. He was born May 31, 1952, in Litchfield to William and Isabelle (Murray) Pickett.
He was a retired auto salesman.
He is survived by his children, Jaimi (Jay) Reid of Gillespie, Jennifer Pickett of Gillespie; grandchildren, Aiyanna Taylor, Davian Taylor, Paxton Reid, Jiles Lyons, Jr., Atlen Lyons, Haze Berisa; siblings, Jim (Carolyn) Pickett of Gillespie, Dan Pickett of St. Louis, Mo., David (Pam) Pickett of Gillespie, and former wife, Linda Pickett of Gillespie. John was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Marianne Altevogt.
Friends may call on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral services follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to wishes of the family. Condolences may be left online at http://www.kravanyafuneral.com.