A celebration of life for Martha Pickens, 92, will be held Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Counce First United Pentecostal Church, 2125 Hwy 57, Counce, TN with Rev. Glen Miller officiating. A burial will occur Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 10776 McKinley Hwy Osceola, Indiana 46561-9157.
Mrs. Pickens of Ramer, Tennessee passed away on Saturday September 15, 2018 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was born January 17, 1926 in Osceola, IN to the late Jacob and Esther Brady Wagener. She was a homemaker and a member of the Counce First United Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by her children, sons, Andrew Pickens, Jr. of Maryville, TN and Phillip Pickens of Paw Paw, MI; daughters, Sharon Thompson (Carl) of Corinth, Linda Carlton (Brad) of Dowagiac, MI, Connie Lyle (Kevin) of Conroe, TX, Diane Groscost (Richard) of Ramer; daughter-in-law, Ruth Pickens of Dowagiac, MI; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Pickens, Sr.; son, Franklin Pickens; sisters, Julia Wagener, Katherine Durban and brother-in-law, Noble Durban.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memorialcorinth.com for the Pickens family.