V. Eloise âCorkyâ Pickering, 84 of Streator passed away Tuesday morning (June 17, 2014) at her home.
A visitation will be held on Friday from 10-12Noon at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 12 Noon at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be William Earl Weiss, Anthony William Gray, Roger Burns, Chad Burns, Mike Pickering and Brian Davis.
Eloise was born March 19, 1930 in Parkersburg, West Virginia to Herman and Macel (Kessell) Paxton.
She married Earl Pickering on August 3, 1946. He passed away in June 11, 1987.
Surviving are daughters, Nancy Danko and Joyce (Brian) Davis and son, Charles (Mary) Pickering all of Streator, 7 grandchildren, William (Lori Fornero) Weiss, Robert (Tara) Gray, Amy Hogan, Chad Burns, Tiffany (Juan) Summers, Mike Pickering, and Cindy (Jeff) Treest, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren, brothers, David (Marilyn) Paxton of Beatrice, Nebraska, Brady Paxton of Red House, West Virginia, sister Betty Barrett of Dunbar, West Virginia ,sister-in law, Erma Paxton of Ransom and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, son, Larry in infancy, daughter, Betty Musolff, grandson, Shane Lanning, son-in-law Dan Danko, brother, Ray Paxton, brother-in-law, Russ Barrett.
Eloise was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother also a great cook. She is going to be sadly missed.
Memorials may be directed to the family of Eloise Pickering.