April 27, 1945 ~ February 20, 2020

Born in: Paris, TX
Resided in: Atlanta, GA

Victoria Sloan Pickett passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on February 20, 2020. Born in Paris, Texas in 1945, her parents moved back home to Atlanta shortly after. During her childhood years, she and her family were members of Capitol View Baptist Church, she attended Capitol View Grammar School and went on to Sylvan Hills High School where she was a cheerleader.

She married Michael Pickett on August 8, 1964 and they were blessed to welcome twin girls in July 1969. She was a devoted mother and was involved as a homeroom mom during her daughters’ school years, as well as a library aide and an active member of the PTA. Victoria was also the team mom for their numerous sports teams, never missing a game or match and she, herself, was an avid tennis player for much of her adult life.

When she became a grandmother in 2002, she was so excited to have the opportunity to help her only grandchild, Ryan, with school projects and support him in his school and sports activities.

Throughout her life, Victoria was a lover of animals of all kinds and she rescued and found homes for a countless number. She cherished her friends, many of whom were lifelong, going back to “cradle roll” (nursery school).

She is survived by her devoted daughters, Kerry Lynn Pickett (Frank King) and Kasey Pickett Kirschner (Mike) and her loving grandson, Ryan Michael Kirschner.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Adopt a Golden Atlanta (http://www.adoptagoldenatlanta.com/inmemoryof.aspx) or the Atlanta Humane Society (https://secure.atlantahumane.org/site/Donation2?1080.donation=form1&df_id=1080&mfc_pref=T&s_src=navmenu&s_subsrc=donate&_ga=2.89143580.601861516.1582214460-227321564.1582214459) would be appreciated.

At Victoria’s request, she will be cremated. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Victoria’s life at the home of Mike and Kasey Kirschner (3682 Canyon Ridge Court, Atlanta) on Saturday, April 18 from 2 – 5 p.m.

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  1. Kerry and Kasey, thank you for having me over to spend time with my dear sweet friend in her last days. We began life together and it is a blessing to me that I was with her at the end of hers here on earth. We made many precious memories that I treasure. Goodbye Vickie for now. I’ll see you in heaven😘😘😘

  2. CandleImageMy deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. I know you have so many wonderful memories to share. Kasey keeping you all in my prayers.

  3. Kasey, please accept my deepest sympathy and prayers for your comfort and peace. You are a living legacy of your mother’s love.
    Julie B. Smith

  4. CandleImageAt death, to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord in heaven.
    Have peace. She is happy with Jesus.
    Supporting you both.
    Donna

  5. Gentle, kind and pure grace. A quick laugh. Many hugs. A safe place.
    Just some memories of this ‘second mom’ of my youth. She did love her girls (and Crickett and Lolly).

  6. My favorite memory of Vickie was her contagious laughter. Gene and I had the blessings of being with her at work and many after hours gatherings. She was a such a warm and caring person. Our deepest sympathy to all who loved her also.

  7. CandleImageDear Kerry and Kasey,
    My heart is heavy as I learned of your sweet moms death. My husband and I spent many precious times with your mom. She and I were single and living In Fieldstone when we became friends. I also remember your grandparents and they were so proud of all of you.
    Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
    Donna Bearden Lawton and my husband Jim.

  8. CandleImageKasey and Kerry,

    Mike and I are so sorry for your loss. We have such fond memories of your mom. Wishing you and your family comfort and peace.

    Thoughts and prayers,
    The Schneiders

  9. Dear Kacey and Kerry,

    My Mom (Linda Van Dover) and I were saddened to hear of the recent loss of your mom Vickie. We found out about her passing just today through Charlotte Mercer. We wanted to be sure to express our deepest sympathy to both of you and your family at this time. We know she will be greatly missed. Y’all will be in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Portia Howell (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

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