June 22, 1945 ~ August 6, 2021

Born in: Sadler, KY
Resided in: Leitchfield, KY

Arlene Pickerell, age 76 of Leitchfield, passed away Friday, August 6th 2021 at the Morgantown Care & Rehabilitation facility. She was born June 22nd 1945 in Sadler, Kentucky, the daughter of Exie & Effie Sanders Cook. She worked as an insurance agent, working for different agencies. Arlene was a member of the American Legion Post 81 Ladies Auxiliary, she enjoyed playing cards, bowling, and softball when she was able, but her greatest enjoyment in life was being a loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Lisa Brewer, Steve Bertram, & Christi Harp; four grandchildren, Ashley Oller, Kayla Perry, Savanah Armes, & Nicholas Payton; nine great grandchildren; one brother, Arvell Cook, and one sister, Lois Meredith.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Pickerell; three brothers, Ovie, Ray, & Doyal Cook; and two sisters, Clara Embry & Linda Daniel.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday (August 15th 2021) at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Family and friends may come to pay their respects to the family from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Pickerell. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Arlene Pickerell and sign her virtual guestbook below.


Receiving of Friends: August 15, 2021 2:00 pm - August 15, 2021 4:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

Memorial Service: August 15, 2021 4:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

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  1. She was a great friend and loved playing ball with her. RIP my friend. Thoughts and prayers to family.

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