Larry W. Pickett passed away in Edmond, Oklahoma on Friday, April 23, 2021, at the age of 70 years. Larry was the son of
Larry was the son of James Willie ‘Bill’ Pickett and Novelta ‘Velta’ (Ladd) Pickett, the last of their seven children, born on June 28, 1950, in Holdenville, Oklahoma. He was brought up and attended schools in Lamar. He served briefly in the U.S. Army.
He married Paula Gayle Jacobs on July 5, 1972, in Holdenville, and they made their home for many years in Moore, where Larry worked for as a driller for Capitol Oil Well Service. They returned to the Holdenville are in 1995, and Larry worked for several years for Wills Concrete, now Dolese Concrete, as a truck driver, retiring in 2011.
Larry’s favorite thing was fishing. He enjoyed tinkering, woodworking, he was quite a handyman around the house and was always busy doing something. But he loved fishing.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Velta Pickett; six siblings, Monroe Pickett, Lucille Doyle, Sue Knowles, Virginia Jones, Shirley Ford, and one infant sister.
He is survived by his wife of forty-eight years, Paula, of the home; his son, Toby Pickett of Holdenville, and his daughter, Paulette Fulks and husband Jeff, of Edmond; three grandchildren, Mallory Armstrong and husband Jordan, Kyle Fulks, and Austyn Fulks, all of Edmond; numerous nieces and nephews, other family members, and a countless number of friends.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 27 th , 1:00 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Home-Lillye Chapel, and Larry was laid to rest at Calvin Cemetery with Rev. Mona Fulks officiating. Pallbearers were Robert Wolford, Brandon Hadley, Sidney Hudson, James Hudson, James White, and Eric White. Honorary pallbearers were Steve Hearn, Jerry Smith, and Kenny Hearn. www. fisherfh.net