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Sandra Lorraine Brooks Pickens
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1938
Death: May 11, 2010

Sandra Lorraine Pickens, 72, of Elk, Texas, a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away Tuesday evening, May 11, 2010, at her home, surrounded by her loving children. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Chapel with Pastor David Haines officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 14, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Garden Room.

Sandra was born in Elmo, Texas, to the late Jack and Pauline Brooks. Sandra was an inspiration to those who knew and loved her. Mom devoted her life to the Lord through music, volunteer work, teaching, and her love for life. Throughout her life her children were her motivation. Mom's favorite past-times were reading her Bible and crocheting for her family and friends. She currently worked for the LaVega ISD School and previously worked for Axtell ISD. Sandra graduated from Baylor University, at the age of 60, with a degree in education, while owning and operating Sandy's Salvage in Elk, Texas.

Sandra was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Pickens; sister, Jackie Niswanger Seymour; and great-grandson, Caleb Todd.

Sandra is survived by daughters, Sherri Keller and husband, Kenny, and Sheila Thun and husband, Tom, all of Elk; sons, Charlie Pickens Jr. and wife, Rhetta, of Bosqueville, Johnnie Pickens and wife, Janet, of Elk, and Joey Pickens and wife, Karen, of McKinney; grandchildren, Kinna Jones and husband, Justin, Emily Smith and husband, Cody, Chris Thun, Stephen Keller and Lindsey, Kevin Keller, Adam Gunn, Charlie Pickens III, and Amanda Todd and husband, Trey; great-grandchildren, Seth Jones, Dillon Jones, Caroline Jones, Garrett Brunson, Emily Jennings, Kyrstyn Keller, Coral Crudgington, and Colby Todd; long-time friends, Carolyn Pool, Shirley Phillips, Dottie Williams, Billie Springfield, Maxine Keller, Ernie Jenkins; and her loving pet Yorkie, Skittles.

WT: 5/13/2010
 
 
Burial:
Waco Memorial Park
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: May 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52325873
Sandra Lorraine <i>Brooks</i> Pickens
Added by: Carol Salvato
 
Sandra Lorraine <i>Brooks</i> Pickens
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Rest in peace, dear friend.
- Dale DeShong
 Added: Aug. 3, 2010

- Love you, Carol
 Added: Jun. 18, 2010

- Rest in Heavenly peace ~*Ladypepper*~
 Added: May. 13, 2010
 
 
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