Anne Penney Pickett, 37, of Albemarle passed away Monday, November 27 surrounded by the love and comfort of her family after a long-fought, courageous battle against breast cancer. Anne was joyfully born to Lori Fitts and Scott Penney in Lewiston, Maine on March 19, 1980.
Originally from Mechanic Falls, Maine, Anne is an alumna of Albemarle Middle and High Schools, and was a member of the graduating class of 1998. Anne enjoyed a successful career at First Bank’s Highway 52 location, where she served as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager, and sat on the Albemarle/Richfield Local Advisory Board. She was a notary public and active member of the community, participating in the Albemarle Rotary Club. Her life’s greatest achievement was being a mother.
Anne will be forever remembered and loved by her husband Corie Pickett and beloved daughter Anna Pickett of the home; mother Lori Fitts and stepfather Jim of Misenheimer, NC; father Scott Penney and partner Pauline Parent of Mechanic Falls, ME; grandparents Gary Cotton and wife Frances of Mechanic Falls, ME; sister Jessica Turner and husband Christopher of Concord, NC; brother Samuel Penney of Oxford, ME; brother Jimmy Fitts and wife Christine of Misenheimer, NC; brother Dan Fitts and wife Heather of Misenheimer, NC. She is preceded in death by grandparents Diana Parker Penney, Samuel Penney III, Ernest Fitts Jr. and her great grandparents.
A celebration of Anne’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 2 at Prospect Baptist Church located at 502 Prospect Church Road, Albemarle, NC 28001.The family welcomes guests to wear pink in Anne’s honor.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made to Anne’s daughter, Anna Corinne Pickett. Donations should be made payable to Anna and mailed to PO Box 1005, Misenheimer, NC 28109.