Evalena L. Pickens, 92, of Cheshire, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at her residence.
She was born March 19, 1920, in Long Bottom, Ohio, daughter of the late Herbert and Stella Randolph Rood.
She is survived by four daughters, Julie Russell, Sandra and Bob Sims, Sharon Stark, and Crystal McCourt and Tom Ezerski; three sons, Lewis and Linda Higgins, Gerald and Charlotte Hart, and Gary Pickens; two sisters, Virginia Rood and Dorothy Snyder; a brother, Ernest Rood; a special granddaughter, Candace Bond; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Madison Pickens; a daughter, Carol; 2 granddaughters, Tracy and Brooke; a grandson, Scott and several brothers and sisters.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, June 22, 2012, at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, Ohio, with Rev. Helen Kline officiating. Burial will be in the Randolph Cemetery.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the funeral home.
You can sign the online guestbook at www.white-schwarzelfuneralhome.com