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February 19, 2021
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Phyllis Owens-Pickett age 62 of Trenton, NJ peacefully passed away February 19, 2021 at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, Trenton, NJ.
Phyllis was born February 8, 1959 to the late Randolph D. Owens Sr. and Lottie Bell Queen-Owens. She is also proceeded in death by her beloved husband James W. Pickett, three sisters; Joann, Patricia, and Brenda Owens, three brothers; Leonard, Randolph, and Walter Owens.
She was a lifelong resident of Trenton, NJ, educated in Trenton Public School System.
For many years Phyllis worked at a Jewish Community Center in Lawrence, NJ. Her vivacious spirit will be remembered by her coworker’s and the many friends she made while working there. She touched the hearts of so many!
Phyllis was lively and there was never a dull moment when she was around. Phyllis was the life of the party. She loved to be the best dressed. She was so upbeat and full of life! She was always the first one on the dance floor. “Hey” she would loudly say, and before you knew it, she had you up on your feet dancing with her. It did not matter if you were the youngest or the oldest in the room. Phyliss loved dancing, cooking, and most of all her family.
Phyllis was known for her feistiness and for having a truly kind heart. She was always understanding towards others.
Phyllis is survived by her only son Rufus Pickett, two sisters; Veronica Owens, Lori Owens-Woolfolk (Richard); two brothers, Rudolph Owens (Toni), Paul Owens (Tiffany), two uncles; Robert Owens, and Hiram G. Owens, a “Special Friend”, Charles Gandy and his children, A “Special sister-in-law” Flossie Pickett, who graciously cares for Phyliss’ son, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Phyllis Owens Pickett was a beloved mother, cherished sister, favorite aunt, funniest cousin, and a special friend to many. We will always be grateful for the joys, laughter and tears we shared together!
Funeral services will be 10am March 3, 2021 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Calling hours will be 9am until the of time of services. Interment will be at Fountain Lawn Memorial Park, Ewing, NJ.