Fumiko Pickett

Fumiko Pickett, age 91, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021, at home, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born February 2, 1930 in Japan to her parents Shiperu Kurose and Chitzu Ishido. Fumiko is survived by her children, Billy Pickett (Tammy), Susan Westbrook (Capt. Jim Westbrook), Roy Pickett (Cheryl), and Alfred Pickett (Susan); grandchildren, Roddy Pickett, Jeremey Pickett, Eric Westbrook, Susan Kent, Cindy Anderson, Sandy Smith and Zachary Pickett. There will be a Celebration of life held in the Charter Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday, June 24, 2021. A visitation will be held at 10 am followed by a service at 11 am. In Lieu of Flowers please consider donating to the Wounded Warriors Project https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/ or a charity of your choice in Ms. Fumiko’s name.


  1. Roy pickett on June 21, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    I could not have had a better mother.

  2. Anne Westbrook on June 21, 2021 at 7:32 pm

    My heartfelt condolences to the Pickett family on the loss of your mother. Frankie was a special lady and was a fabulous baker. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this time of sorrow. Rest in Peace Frankie.

  3. Don and Kay Jones on June 21, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    We share in the sadness of the loss of your mother. We both know the feeling. Rejoice in her eternal rest and peace and lean on your faith, memories and your family for the days ahead. We regret that we will not be able to be with you at the visitation and memorial but will remember you in prayer during that time

  4. Kelly and Peggy Franklin on June 22, 2021 at 6:13 am

    Roy and family,
    We truly are sorry of your beloved mother passing away. May you draw strength together during this difficult time of healing. Everyday she will still be with each of you in a special cherished way. Sincerely in our prayer.

  5. Barbara K. Ramsdell on June 22, 2021 at 4:31 pm

    Suzie, Jim, and Eric: Thinking of all of you at this time of loss of your loved one. What a long life she had at 91! God give you comfort in the memories you have! Love and Hugs to you all! <3

  6. Angela Eades on June 23, 2021 at 9:54 am

    Here at Morningside of Riverchase we are deeply sadden of the loss of our friend and your loved one passing. We will cherish the special memories we shared and keep your family in our prayers. Thank you for allowing us to take care of Frankie she will be missed.