Christy Picton

Christy PictonChristy F. Picton, 48, a resident of Clayberg Nursing Home in Cuba, formerly of Lewistown died at 1:25 p.m. Feb. 6, 2011, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

She was born July 21, 1962, in Canton, the daughter of Clifford F. and Betty R. Haacke Bump. She married Joseph H. Picton Jr. and later divorced.

Surviving are her mother, Betty Bump of Lewistown; two daughters, Sarah (and Jeremiah) Phillips and Laura (and Nathan) Barclay, both of Lewistown; one brother, Craig (and Lisa) Bump of Lewistown; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father.

She graduated from Bradley University in 1991 with a bachelors degree in nursing. She worked as a registered nurse at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

She served in the U.S. Army as a medical specialist from 1984-1987.

She attended Cuba Christian Church.

She was involved with 4-H for many years and was a member of Lewistown Alumni Association.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Rev. Barbara Short officiating. Burial will be in Fiatt Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the memorial home.

Memorials may be made to Clayberg Nursing Home.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/9/2011

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