Memorial services for Billy Gene Pickens Jr., 64, of Ada are at 2 p.m. Monday at the Chickasaw Community Center in Ada. Mr. James Miller will officiate.
Mr. Pickens passed away Monday, June 12, 2017, at an Ada hospital. He was born June 10, 1953, in Claremore to Billy Gene and Opal Lewis Pickens. He graduated from Latta High School.
He married Charlotte "Charly" Rogers April 15, 1987, and renewed their vows Jan. 24, 2010. Mr. Pickens was a truck driver.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte, of the home; his father, Billy G. Pickens Sr. of Stonewall; two daughters, Sandi Bohannon and husband, John, of Earlsboro and Brittany Pickens of Ada; a son, Patrick Pickens of Shawnee; two sisters, Velma Seeley and husband, Bernie, of Pontotoc and June Sellers and husband, Jim, of Shawnee; a half-sister, Patty Pickens of Stonewall; nine grandchildren, Kaitelyn Bohannon, Lucky Bohannon, Chance Bohannon, Nicholas Pickens, Shane Pickens, Zanden Howard, Derek Cooper, Devin Cooper and Kadence Cooper; a daughter-in-law, Tasha Pickens of Jacksonville, Florida; an honorary daughter, April Cooper of Ada; an honorary son, James Snell of Fittstown; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Opal Pickens; a sister, Johnnie Sellers; and a half-brother, Bobby Pickens.
Published on June 16, 2017