Edna Frances Picton, 93, of Washington, died at 9:20 am Monday, March 6, 2017 at her daughter's home in Peoria Heights.
Born on October 14, 1923 in Prairietown, IL to Edgar F. and Teresa M. Walter Knoche, she married Henry Joseph Picton Jr. on September 19, 1942 in St. Charles, MO. He preceded her in death on January 7, 2010 in Washington, IL.
Surviving are 1 son, Richard (Ann) Picton of Perkinston, MS and 1 daughter, Diane (Terry) Buckingham of Peoria Heights, IL, 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Marilyn Zimbleman, and 9 brothers and sisters.
Edna was a member of St. Patrick Church in Washington. She loved to gamble and garden and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
Services for Edna will be private and entombment will be in American Mausoleum in Peoria. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to the Multiple Sclerosis Association.
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