Danville - Funeral for Thomas Franklin Pickens, 72, of Danville will be Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Danville Baptist Church, at 2:00 PM with Rev. Jack Bailey and Rev. Joe David Bailey officiating and Parkway Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Johnson Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before the service at the church. Mr. Pickens, who died Tuesday, May 18, 2021, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, was born, May 14, 1949, to Farris Pickens and Emma Lee Porter Pickens. He was a member of Danville Baptist Church and was the co-owner of Valley Feed Service . He enjoyed truck driving and spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother - James Pickens
Wife of 50 years - Barbara Brazier Pickens
Daughter - Kristin Pickens Kelley (Micheal) Sherman
Son - Brandon Thomas (Kerri) Pickens
Brother - Ronnie (Tammy) Pickens
Grand Children - Katelyn Kelley, Emma Grace Kelley, Brynlee Pickens, Amber (Aaron) Powell, Briley Tokarz, Mikey Sherman, Blakleigh Evans
Great Granddaughter - Iyla Kay Powell
Pallbearers will be Pat Brazier, Easton Brazier, Briley Tokarz, Aaron Powell, Mike Wallace and Gary Templeton.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Blackwood, Terry Hall, Jeff Thompson. Jeff Middlebrooks, Jim Pickens, Robert Porter, Troy Dunham, Turner Porter.
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