Hattie Pickney, 88, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 3.
Pickney was born in Sparta, Georgia on December 20, 1920. She was a domestic worker.
She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Houston; son-in-law, Clarence Houston; grandchildren, Darlene Houston, Clarence Houston Jr. (aka Olumbe Karade), Keith Pearson, Bernard Pearson, Cynthia Pearson and Shamel Hutchinson; five great-grandchildren, great-greatgrandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and her spiritual family.
Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.