Roxann ‘Roxie’ Pickard, of North Platte, died Tuesday, November 20,
2018, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Lincoln. She was 63 years old.
Roxie was born April 11, 1955, to Bernard Leroy and Lois Joyce (Jacoby)
Lambert at North Platte. She graduated from Wilcox High School in 1973
then came to North Platte to work for W.C. Grants.
On September 18, 1974, Roxie was united in marriage to Jack Pickard in
Wilcox and they made their home in North Platte. A few years later the
couple welcomed their daughter, Sherri Renee. Along with W.C. Grants,
Roxie worked for the North Platte Public Schools as a teacher’s aide.
Roxie enjoyed traveling and seeing many places, fishing and camping. She
had a strong faith and was an active member of the First Baptist Church
where she was a leader for Women’s Bible Study and participated in the
She enjoyed crafting, sewing and painting. She also enjoyed making
gifts for all those around her, never keeping them for herself. Roxie
especially loved making Christmas ornaments for all her nieces, nephews,
great-nieces and great-nephews and at Christmas time she would hide the
pickle on the Christmas tree. Family was important to Roxie, she liked
cooking and hosting family gatherings. She was a great wife, loving
mother and a special person who will be greatly missed.
She leaves behind her husband, Jack, and daughter, Sherri, of North
Platte; her twin sister, Becky Lambert (Larry Duval), of Holdrege;
brother, Tom Lambert, of Wayne; as well as many nieces, nephews,
great-nieces, great-nephews and other family and her many special
friends including Konnie Wemple.
Roxie was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Lois Lambert;
sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Bill Silas; and her grandparents.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, November 23, 2018, at the First
Baptist Church with Pastor Clint Walker officiating. Burial will follow
in Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 1 to 7 p.m.
Wednesday at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore, which is in charge
of arrangements. Condolences may also be shared at odeanchapel.com. In
lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial.
Odean Colonial Chapel – 302 South Sycamore – North Platte NE 69101 –