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Ruth E. (Gormley) Pickard, 85, Nashville

Ruth E. (Gormley) Pickard, 85, passed away Monday morning, April 1, 2013 at Brown County Health & Living Community in Nashville. She was a resident of Brown County and former resident of Indianapolis.

Ruth was born in Schenectady, N.Y. on Oct. 15, 1927 to the late Paul D. & Amy (Rider) Gormley. She was a 1945 graduate of the Gateway School in New Haven, Conn. and went on to earn her undergraduate degree in history from Brown University in 1949 and her master’s in elementary education in 1954 from the University of New York. Ruth also attended Oxford University in England. She married Allen H. Pickard on April 28, 1951 in East Haven, Conn. He lovingly survives after 61 devoted years.

Also surviving are her children, David S. (Jae) Pickard of Cincinnati, Ohio, Henry R. Pickard of Brown County, Janet C. (Mike) Bernstein of Los Gatos, Calif., and Todd S. Pickard of New York, N.Y. She will be remembered by two grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Ruth was a member of Brown County Presbyterian Fellowship Church, Indiana Retired Teachers Association and was a past president of the Brown County Literary Club. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century and the Society of Mayflower Descendants.

Ruth enjoyed genealogy and was a certified American lineage specialist. She also enjoyed traveling, spending time with her family and was a cat lover.

The Rev. Scott Seay will lead a celebration of Ruth’s life on Monday, April 29 at 3 p.m. at Brown County Presbyterian Fellowship Church, 602 State Road 135 in Nashville. Friends can call from 2 p.m. until service time on Monday at the church. Interment will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith–Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions canbe sent in honor of Ruth to Brown County Presbyterian Fellowship Church “Building Fund”,  602 St. Rd. 135 Nashville, IN 47448.          

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Pickard family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West