Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


Sally Ann Pickens,90, of Wooster, Ohio passed away on March 19, 2023 in Pharr, Texas.

Sally was preceded in death by both parents, Henry and Margarite Ray, siblings Henry, Davis, Nina, Robert, Kenny, and Virginia. Also, children Tom and Mark Maurer and Jessica Shelly. Sally leaves behind her husband Chris Whitemyer and children Dale (Marsha) Maurer of Spokane Wa. and Valerie (Mark)Black of Lakeville, Ohio. She also leaves behind 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren

Sally lived a full and wonderful life traveling the world to such places as Spain, Portugal, Korea, Egypt, Hungary, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Mexico, Canada the Philippines, Yap, Saipan, Guam, California, and Oregon. Finally settling in Wooster Ohio.

She ran the Bridal Gallery of Wooster with her sister, Nina, for 20 years helping numerous brides, bridesmaids, moms, and promgoers before retiring. She will be missed by her family and many friends.

A private service will be held at a later date for the family. Instead of flowers donations can be sent to the Hospice of your choice.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family with local arrangements.

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  1. Sally was a sweetie. We live together for 40 years. I have many fond memories. At 12:30 on the 19th of March, she called my name. I was sitting right beside her. She said Honey I love you and I’m so sorry to put you through this. Even in the end, she was thinking about somebody else. She was one of a kind. I love you Sally rest in peace. Chris your husband

  2. thinking of you Chris and all of Aunt Sally’s family. She was such a sweet and generous soul. We were all lucky to have known her.


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