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Doris Elizabeth Pickens, 92, of Terre Haute passed away on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Cobblestone Nursing Facility. She was born on Oct. 29, 1924, in Terre Haute, to Hobart Hicks and Reggie Roberts. She was a graduate of Pimento High School. She married Earl Wayne Pickens, Feb. 22, 1946. She retired from Pfizer's.
Survivors include a daughter, Diana Wenzel, Farmersburg; a son, Terry Pickens (Cynthia), Hawaii; a daughter-in-law, Ruth Pickens, Terre Haute; six grandchildren, Darin Godfrey (Christie), Todd Pickens, Christine Pyatt (Rob), Chris Clark (Michele), Autumn Pickens (Whitney Reynolds), Terry Pickens (Jessica); eight great-grandchildren, Shelby Lynn Godfrey, Trevor Godfrey (Tori), Jordan Pickens (Amanda), Rory and Asher Pyatt, Finnley Reynolds, Samuel and Gracie Pickens; two great-great-grandchildren, Olyvia Godfrey and Serena Pickens; a sister, Ruth Ann Puckett; a brother, Jim Hicks (Lee), sister-in-law, Dee Hicks; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Wayne Pickens; a son, Larry Wayne Pickens; a grandson, Cary Pickens; two brothers, Jack and Earl Dallas Hicks.
At her requests there will be no visitation. A private family service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Roselawn Mausoleum. Doris was a life time member of Oregon Baptist Church. The family suggests that if so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Oregon Baptist Church, 11200 S Carlisle St., Terre Haute, IN 47802.
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Published on October 10, 2017
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