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Former Pembroke mayor dies
Woodrow Pickett

Former Pembroke mayor Woodrow Pickett died Monday, according to an obituary sent Tuesday from Flanders Morrison Funeral Home. Pickett was 96.

He was mayor of Pembroke from 1978 until 1990. A Jacksonville, Fla. native, he retired from the U.S. Army as a master sergeant after 26 years that included service during the Korean War.

Pickett lived in Pembroke for more than 50 years. Visitation is today from 5 until 7 p.m. today at Flanders Morrisson Funeral Home in Pembroke. The funeral is Thursday.

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