Jean Pickens, born and raised in Greenville, passed away peacefully on January
19, 2020 at her home in Greenville at the age of 95. Visitation will be 6 P.M.
– 8 P.M. on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the funeral home. Funeral services
will be 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 24, 2020 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home
Chapel with Mr. Wally Jeffers officiating. Burial will be in East Mount
Cemetery. Celebration of Life ceremony will be 4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. at Club
Lake Clubhouse, for everyone to join.
Pickens was born October 19, 1924 in Greenville, Texas to Andrew Jackson Howell
and Maggie Southall. She married Charles Vester Pickens on October 9, 1953 in
Greenville, Texas. She was the owner and president of Greenville Transformer
for 58 years. She was a member of Altrusa Club of Greenville for 43 years where
she was the longest member, Wesley United Methodist Church, Planning and Zoning
for the City of Greenville, and Board of Directors on Greenville Club Lake.
Billie made a lasting impression on everyone she met and will be missed by all.
Billie is survived by her son, Steve Pickens and wife, Kellye; daughter, Pamela
Pickens McLeod and husband, Gary; grandchildren, Nicole Awalt and husband,
Chase, parents to great-grandchild, Briggs Awalt; Alana McLeod, Ross Pickens,
Stone Pickens, Thorne Pickens and wife, Taylor, Charlye Pickens and Zach
Nichols, parents of great-grandchild, Blade Nichols.
family requests memorial donations to Altrusa of Greenville P.O. Box 115
Greenville, TX 75403 and FISH Ministries 2805 King St Greenville, TX 75401