The Messenger. 06.09.08 Donnie Frank Pickard, 52, of Obion died June 5, 2008, at his home. Services were 2 p.m. Sunday at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion, with the Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Troy’s Terrace Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Russell Pickard, Sammy Butler, Sonny Blakley, Shane Mosley, Johnny Butler and Jimmy Lynn Butler. He was born Sept. 13, 1955, in Ridgely, son of Emma Lee (Todd) Pickard of Obion and the late Limuel Franklin Pickard. He was a farmer and a Baptist and was married to the former Paula Crittendon, who survives. He is also survived by his daughter, Tabitha LeAnna (Pickard) Blakley of Obion; two sons, David Lynn Pickard of Obion and James Riley Pickard of Flatwoods, Ky.; three sisters, Gail Butler and Debra Storm, both of Union City, and Betty Hale of Obion; and six grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry Franklin Pickard and William Pickard.