Born 3-26-1951 -- Died 4-16-2006
Billy S. Pickett, 55, of Ravenden, died April 16, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.
He was born March 26, 1951, at Smithville, Ark., the son of Ernest Stavison and Dorthy Virginia (Bell) Pickett.
He served in the United States Army, was a farmer, logger and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Pickett of the home; one daughter, Michele Teague of Guion; his mother, Dorthy V. Pickett of Ravenden; four brothers, Gene Pickett and Michael Pickett, both of Ravenden, Jackie Pickett of Poughkeepsie and Rickey Pickett of Smith-ville; two sisters, Catherine Hughes of Ash Flat and Brenda Jines of Smithville; two grandchildren, Dakota Teague and Levi "Spud" Teague, both of Guion; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest S. Pickett; one brother, Glen Pickett; and one nephew, Jerry Pickett.
The funeral services were held on April 19 at the Lone Oak Missionary Baptist Church near Ravenden, with Bro. Jackie Pickett and Bro. Charles Morgan officiating.
Burial followed in the Lone Oak Cemetery located near Ravenden, with arrangements under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Gene Pickett, Jackie Pickett, Michael Pickett, Rickey Pickett, Tolbert Whitelaw and Buddy Hughes.
Honorary pallbearer was Russell Teague.