Harriett Dale Pickin

August 30, 2022
Harriett Dale Pickin

Harriett Dale Pickin, 73, went to be with the Lord on August 30th, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was an amazing woman of faith who was devoted to her family and loved her family fiercely.

Dale was a native of Williamsburg born to parents Charles and Marjorie Ferrell.  She graduated from James Blair High School, and Bauder College in Atlanta, GA.

Dale had a unique personality and a sincerity that is not often found, but easily remembered after meeting her.  Dale was known for helping anybody who asked by giving of herself fully, and would tirelessly help those she loved. She fully committed herself to what she involved herself in. She was a AKC and UKC breeder and handler and a member of The National Redbone Coonhound Association and proudly showed several national champion dogs. She was on the the Board of Directors of the Virginia Peninsula Sportsman’s Association and shared in many activities over the years with her family and friends.

Dale committed herself to making lasting memories with her granddaughters and teaching them all she knew. She considered the time she spent with them to be priceless.

Dale is preceded in death by her best friend and loving husband of 41 years, Kenny Pickin.  She is survived by her son, Ben Pickin and his wife Becky, and her beloved granddaughters whom she cherished, Eleanor and Charlotte Pickin as well as extended family.

A visitation will be held 10 AM September 8th at Bucktrout Funeral Home, with a service to follow at 11 AM.  Burial will take place at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hunters for the Hungry, P.O. Box 304, Big Island, VA  24526.


Funeral Service

Thursday, September 8, 2022
11:00 AM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
757-229-3822

Graveside

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Cedar Grove Cemetery - Directions
809 S. Henry Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Visiting Hours

Bucktrout Funeral Home
  • Thursday, September 8, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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  • September 07, 2022
    Mike Jones says:
    Dale was so good to me and to the entire Virginia Peninsula Sportsman's Association. We were so blessed to have her serve on our board of directors and to have her guidance for so many years. She will truly be missed by all who knew her. May she rest well with Kenny by her side. God Bless!

  • September 07, 2022
    Jerry Terrell says:
    I did not know Mrs Pickin as well as many on here but I do know her son. Knowing Ben shows what a wonderful person/ mother she was, indicated by the son she raised. Every time I came by the house, she was always out and about with her granddaughters. Whether it was scooting around on the golf cart or working in the yard, she was passing along knowledge and wisdom to her granddaughters which is something they will remember and cherish always. Until we meet again.

  • September 04, 2022
    Joe Marshall says:
    Dale was an amazing lady and loved her family and friends wholeheartedly. Dale was very dedicated to the VPSA and volunteered many many hours to the organization.

  • September 03, 2022
    John Fortune lit a candle:
    Lit since September 3, 2022 at 9:51:18 PM

  • September 03, 2022
    John Fortune says:
    Ms Dale was and still a sweetheart. She was the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. She is with her live ones now and one we will be all together as one big family! RIP Ms Dale LYIC!