Andrea Pickett 13b - A loving Mother and Grandmother


A loving Mother and Grandmother

A framed photo of Andrea Pickett. In this photo she looks towards the camera. She's wearing a white blouse over a coral coloured singlet, with earrings and a necklace. She appears to be standing under a patio with a fence visible in the background that is decorated with Christmas lights and tinsel.

[imagecaption] Framed photo of Andrea. Photo: Charandev Singh. [/imagecaption]


‘She was a dedicated mum. Loved her little people. She was a really good person, she had a big heart. Do anything for anyone.’

Dianne Simmons, Andrea’s Cousin

Andrea Pickett was described by her older sister, Kelly Bentley, as a very good-hearted person who loved her family, her thirteen kids and her grandchildren, whom she affectionately referred to as ‘the little people’. At the end of the Inquest into her death, her brother, Gary Bentley, emphasised how large Andrea’s heart was and how she would always be the first to worry about everyone else. He remembered how they would talk on the phone for hours, her sense of humour and ability to make people laugh. She was described as a strong and resilient woman who touched the hearts of all with whom she came into contact.




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