Funeral for Ena Mae Pickens, 91, of Mt. Hope, will be Monday, August 6, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Rock Springs Presbyterian Church in Mount Hope with Reverend Larry H. Lee officiating and Lawrence Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Rock Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the church.
Mrs. Pickens passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018, at her home. She was born September 23, 1926 in Russellville, Alabama to Simon and Mary Pace. She was a member of Rock Springs Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed spending time outside working in her beautiful lily gardens. She loved spending time with her brothers and sisters at their “family get-togethers”. She also looked forward to visits from her family...especially her great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Gene Pickens; one son, Allen Pickens and wife, Karen; one daughter, Deborah Pickens; two granddaughters, Karla Gillespie (Eric) and Keri Murphy (Ben); three great-grandchildren, Mattie Rae Gillespie, Cole Murphy, and William Murphy; three brothers, Copeland Pace, Ford Pace (Mary), and Gene Pace; one sister-in-law, Marie Pace; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Pickens was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, four brothers and brothers and sisters-in-law.
Pallbearers will be Eric Gillespie, Ben Murphy, Roland Pace, Randy Pickens, Harold Martin and Odell Gholston. Honorary pallbearers are Ronald Pace, Anthony Pace, Richard Pace and Darrell Pace.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Rock Springs Presbyterian Church.
The family gives special thanks to the nurses and staff of Alacare Hospice and her special sitters for their love and care.