Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Kirk D. Pickens

Born: 9/4/1949

Died: 8/3/1999

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Kirk D. Pickens was born September 4, 1949 to Charles and Minerva (Gibson) Pickens in Oklahoma City. He passed away on August 3, 1999 at the Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City at the age of 49.

He lived in Tuttle, Oklahoma for 17 years, coming from the Bridge Creek area. He attended Goodland School in Hugo, Oklahoma and graduated from Grand High School, Gran, Oklahoma, entering college at Clarksville, Arkansas. He then enlisted in the Marines in Dallas on March 9, 1969 and was discharged on August 31, 1973; He was with the Military Police Division and received the Good Conduct, Rifleman and National defense Service medals. After his years in the service he attended OCU, Oklahoma City, majoring in Commercial Art and Elementary Education.

Mr. Pickens was a welder and supervisor at Climate master in Oklahoma City.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Pickens; grandparents, Johnson and Magdalene Pickens and Morris and Levicy Gibson.

Survivors include his mother, Minerva Spencer of Tuttle; aunt, Ada Perry of Dallas, Texas; three brothers, Maynard Spencer and his wife, Debi of Newcastle, and Charles and Eugene Gene Pickens, both of Tuttle; sisters and their spouses, Myra and Mike Pierson and Kathy and David all of Purcell, Oklahoma, Betty and Charlie Wolfe of Norman, Oklahoma and Verdun and Ed Haines of Tuttle; nieces, Tasha Fleck Purcell, and Stacy Kitchen, Norman; grandniece, Devon Rae Kitchen, Norman; and nephews, Jacob Fleck, Purcell, David Haines, Tuttle and Bryan Kitchen.