Sandra J Pickard, age 78, passed away on March 19, 2016 surrounded by her five children. She was born in Indianapolis in 1937 to Mary Helen Burgess. She attended Arsenal Technical High School and received her Associate of Science degree from the University of Indianapolis. She worked 28 years at Bank One/AFNB, retiring in 1999. Always a servant to anyone in need, she was an active member of Brookside United Methodist Church for 50 years where she was a teacher, secretary, trustee, and ladies circle member.

She was formerly married to Schuyler Pickard. Together, they had five children. Memaw is survived by her children, Michael Pickard (Diane), Beverly Maggard (Jock), Kevin Pickard (Kim), Curt Pickard (Stephen Hollenbeck), and Kimberly Millier (Keith). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Zachary Maggard, Ian Maggard, Jeffrey Millier (Rose), Caitlin Krauss (Paul), Chandler Pickard, Haley Eley (John), Olivia Pickard, Griffin Pickard and great-grandson Phoenix Maggard.

Her Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services – Lawrence, 5215 N. Shadeland Ave. with calling from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Indiana or your favorite charity. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. I knew Sandy to be a kind and caring person. May God bless her soul and give comfort to her family that she loved so much.

  3. We will always remember Sandy as a very wonderful neighbor and friend – and will miss your friendship. Chuck & Susan Kueser

  4. Kim and Bev, our thoughts and prayers are with you both and the rest of your family turning this sad time in your like. I’m sure that your mother will be missed, but that she will always remain in that special place in your hearts. Shannon & Dan Nestor

  5. What a sweet picture of your mom! I didn’t know her but she must have been a wonderful & caring woman to have raised such a daughter as you Bev. Lifting you & your family in prayer & loving thoughts during this very difficult time.

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