Funeral services for Gary Allen Pickens Jr. 21 will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Emmanuel Baptist Church with Reverend Stephen Horn officiating. Interment will follow at Jehovah Cemetery.
The son of Gary Allen Pickens Sr. and Kimberly (Stoughtenborough) Myles, Junior was born on December 25, 1991, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, and passed away on March 26, 2013, in an Oklahoma City Hospital.
A lifelong resident of Ardmore, Junior was baptized at an early age at the Sunrise Baptist Church. He graduated from Ardmore High School. Junior was a former member of the Milo Roundup Club and enjoyed basketball, listening and making music but most of all making his mother laugh. Junior was employed with the Flying J Truck Stop.
He leaves to cherish his memories his mother and step-father, Kimberly Myles and her husband, Kenneth of the home; father, Gary Pickens Sr. and his wife, Rhonda of Ardmore; son, Devion Pickens of Ardmore; brother, Josh Pickens of Ardmore; adopted sister and brother, Georgette and Tiwoni Shanklin; grandparents, Vernell and Vergie Stoughtenborough of Ardmore and Sammie Pickens of Ardmore; host of aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Pallbearers will be: Kemien Murray, Jamelle Knight, Tayvon Lewis, Jaron Godwin, Lance Epps, Calvin Knight, James Stubblefield and Dijon Davis.
The family will receive friends at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home Monday evening from 6-8 p.m.
Condolences may be made online to the family at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.