Carol Ann (Brooks) Pickens, 70, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away December 31, 2013, in Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, East Columbus, OH.

She was born December 28, 1943, in East Liverpool, OH, a daughter of the late Charles Claude and Ina Erwin (Markham) Brooks. Her husband, John P. Pickens, Jr. also preceded her in death.

She was a 20-year employee of the Ravenswood Care Center, Ravenswood, WV. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her sons, Bruce D. Pickens and John P. Pickens, III, both of Portland, OH, and David F. Pickens of Columbus, OH; daughters, Charlotte A. Morales of Columbus, OH and Kelly J. Turner of Portland, OH; sister, Charlotte A Davis of FL; granddaughter, Kelsey Richard of Pomeroy, OH; and great granddaughter, Kassidy Richard of Pomeroy, OH.

Visitation will be 12 noon to l p.m., Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV. A funeral procession will leave Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood at 1 p.m. for graveside services at Browning Cemetery, Portland, OH, with Pastor Allen Stewart officiating.

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