Obituary for Nancy Ann Pickerel

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Nancy Ann Pickerel

October 31, 1951 - January 9, 2018

Nancy Ann Pickerel, age 66, passed away January 9, 2018 at Franciscan St. Francis Hospice House in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Trafalgar.

Nancy was born October 31, 1951, in Franklin, to her parents, the late Lawrence A. and Mary L. (Williamson) Pickerel. She was a 1969 graduate of Emmerich Manuel High School in Indianapolis.

Nancy retired in 2005 as an OSP Engineer for Embark (formerly known as United Telephone) in Franklin after 33 years of service. After retirement, she worked as a Damage Prevention Specialist in the call center for 811 in Greenwood for over 11 years.

Nancy is survived by her children, Kelly (Sheri) Morris and Jason (Kristine) Morris, both of Greenwood; longtime companion, Bill Bowling of Franklin; siblings; Loyce Wilhelm and Lawrence James “Larry” (Kim) Pickerel, both of Trafalgar; grandchildren; Kayela (David) Ross of Centerton, Sadie and Carson Morris of Greenwood, Shaun (Katie) Swant of Rhode Island, Donovan Knutson and Desarae Swant, both of Greenwood.

She was a fan of NASCAR and loved traveling to races in Daytona, Talladega and Las Vegas with Jeff Gordon being her favorite driver. Nancy enjoyed sewing, bowling on leagues in Franklin and watching old black and white movies. She loved feeding the birds and caring for her animals, especially her cat “Rusty” and her beloved dog “Rocky”.

The Rev. Jeff Alexander will conduct a funeral service at noon on Saturday, January 20th at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at First Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Nancy to the Humane Society of Johnson County, 3827 Graham Road, Franklin, IN 46131.

Condolences may be sent to the Pickerel family at

Information: (812) 597-4670





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Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018


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Born: October 31, 1951
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Condolences for Nancy Ann Pickerel

Judy Clements posted on 1/15/18

So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing I worked with Nancy in Decatur. She was a special person. Prayers for the family.


Neil & Esther Cooper posted on 1/13/18

Please accept our sincere sympathy. Neil & Esther Cooper, Nineveh


Jerry Castner posted on 1/13/18

saddened to hear this. Prayers to the family.


Carolyn McMillin Hendley posted on 1/12/18

Graduated together


Tracy Fletcher posted on 1/12/18

You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Nancy was loved by many and will continue to be in the hearts and memories of family and friends. She was a wonderful grandma and helped make Kayela the beautiful woman she is today, you will be truly missed.


Carolyn Titara posted on 1/12/18

Longtime school friend,so glad we got to see you this last summer Nancy, Love you girlfriend!!!


Chuck Levi posted on 1/12/18

Precious memories of working with Nancy at 811. She will be missed. So sorry for your loss and our loss.


Sherlene Clevenger posted on 1/11/18

I am deeply saddened to hear of Nancys passing. I worked with her at United Telephone/Sprint/ Embarq. She was a lot of fun and had a great sense of humor. Heartfelt condolences to her Family.


Karla McClelen posted on 1/11/18

Prayers to the family of Nancy, I worked with her at Sprint and we were good friends. So sorry for your loss.,