Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Evelyn Billy Pickens

Born: 12/31/1916

Died: 2/3/1999

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Evelyn Billy Pickens, 82, of Durant, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday February 3, 1999 in Durant. The daughter of Williamson and Lucinda (Thompson) Billy, she was born Sunday, December 31, 1916, in McAlester, Oklahoma.

Mrs. Pickens was a homemaker and member of Grace Indian Baptist Church.

She married Eastman Pickens in Madill. He preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by sisters, Naomi Billy and Christine Poyner; brothers, Schlicht Billy (Choctaw Code Talker), Lonnie Billy, James Billy and Loy Billy.

Survivors include daughters, Linda Bundy and Suzanne Camp, both of Durant; a sister, Gladys Hosay of McAlester; granddaughters, Priscilla Powell, Dianne Camp, Tanya Thannisch, Victoria Camp, Evelyn Self, Melinda Self and Belinda Self, all of Durant; grandsons, Larry Camp, Michael Camp, Isaac Camp Jr., Wendell Camp and Quinton Camp, all of Durant; great-granddaughters, Khrystina Tannisch and Taloa Camp both of Durant, and Tabatha Camp of Achille, Oklahoma; and great-grandsons, Robert Dylan Powell, Joseph Pah-she-ka Easley, Avery Camp Brese, Joey Camp, Ryan Camp and Derick Camp, all of Durant.