Kile Cecil Pickens, 96, of Cumby passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, in Bonham.
Kile was born in Calera, Oklahoma, on March 30, 1920, to Mary Helen Jones Pickens and Walter Pickens. He was an automotive mechanic. Kile was a United States WWll Army veteran, serving in the Cavalry until transferring into the Army. Kile was a very hardworking man.
Survivors include his sons: Dennis Pickens of Cumby and Billy Pickens (Teresa) of Winnsboro; his daughters: Janice Carter of Brashear and Mary Summers of Carrollton; his 8 grandchildren; and, his 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Walter; his brother, Vester Pickens; and, his sister, Nettie Romans.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 27, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce .
Graveside services with military honors will be held on Monday, November 28, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Long Cemetery, CR 1126, in Cumby, with Bro. Terry Bryan officiating.
Sunday, November 27, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428
Monday, November 28, 2016
County Road 1126
Cumby, Texas 75433