May 31, 1952 ~ January 11, 2014
OPELOUSAS - Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Little Zion Baptist Church in Opelousas, LA, for Mr. Clarence Pickens, 61, who entered eternal rest, Saturday, January 11, 2014 at his residence in Opelousas, LA.
Interment will be at Serenity Memorial Park in Opelousas, LA.
Mr. Pickens is survived by his wife Linda W. Pickens of Opelousas, LA; his mother Evelyn Thomas of Opelousas, LA; seven sons Patrick Pickens and his wife Ronitha and Randy Pickens and his wife Catherine of Beaumont, TX, Joseph Woods, Damian Henry and his fiancé Tiffany and Savon Thomas and his fiancé Keroshia all of Opelousas, LA, Keevan Pickens of Lawtell, LA, Chad Thomas and his wife Ranada of Duson, LA; one daughter LaToya Pickens Bell and her husband Andrew of Opelousas, LA; one brother Joseph Ward and his wife Elvena of Leonville, LA, three sisters Anna P. Noel, Mary Petry and Mary Ann Horn all of Beaumont, sixteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and special friends.
Mr. Pickens was preceded in death by his father Alfred Pickens, one son Mark Riggs, one daughter Shalonda Pickens, two sisters Tracey Lazard and Hazel Landry, one brother Russell Pickens and one granddaughter.
Visiting hours will be observed from 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Little Zion Baptist Church in Opelousas, LA.
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Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Williams Funeral Home of Opelousas, 337-942-2037
Published in the Daily World on Jan. 16, 2014