Ellen L. Pickens, 66, of Belpre, passed away June 1, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.
She was born in Parkersburg on Aug. 7, 1946, daughter of the late David and Mary Smith Bole.
Ellen was a member of Little Hocking Church of God and enjoyed flowers, especially roses.
Surviving Ellen are her husband, Floyd E. Pickens; son, Shannon Watson of Washington, W.Va.; daughter, Anglia Watson of Coolville; five grandchildren, Zachary, Madison and Parker Watson, Natasha Elder and David Joel Lipscomb; three great-grandchildren, Breonna and Landon Elder and Jacob Lipscomb; and two sisters, Loretta Roberts of Parkersburg and Mary Moncrief of Ravenswood.
In addition to her parents, Ellen was preceded in death by her daughter, Rhonda Lipscomb; sister, Sue Davis; and brother, Gary McCrady.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Joshua French officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service. Following the graveside service, a gathering of family and friends will be held at the Leavitt Family Center, across from the funeral home.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be made in Ellen's memory to Little Hocking Church of God Building Fund, 3818 Newbury Road, Little Hocking, OH 45742.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.leavittfuneralhome.com