Victoria Melinda Brannon Austin Pickrell, 94, formerly of Pittsboro, NC, widow of Dr. Kenneth Pickrell, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Springfield Place.
Born on July 16, 1924 in Union, she was a daughter of the late Robert Victor and Maude Melinda Dickerson Brannon. She was employed in the Art Department of Duke University and later owned a bridal shop in Durham, NC. She served in the military as a WAVE.
Mrs. Pickrell is survived by a son, Gerard Paul Totten; daughters, Johnna Forrester, Melinda Ann Crowder and Victoria Isabel Thomas; a sister, Priscilla Shuler; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Forrest Brannon.
Arrangements will be announced later.
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