"Dignity without Compromise"
Marilou Pickering, 76, a resident of the Beggs area, died in Tulsa on Wednesday, June 1, 2005. She was born on March 5, 1929 in Drumright, Oklahoma to Cecil and Mary Esther (Mastus) Sala. She Married Albert Pickering on August 15, 1948 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Preceding her in death, were her parents a brother, Cecil Sala, a sister Betty Sala and a granddaughter, Mary Baccus.
Survivors include her husband of the home Albert Pickering, a son Gene Pickering, a daughter Deborah Baccus, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be on Saturday, June 4, 2005 at the Nuyaka Baptist Church at 2 pm. Chad Eads and Rev. David Hamilton will officiate. Burial will be in the Beggs Cemetery under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Beggs. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday.
Pallbearers will be Elmer Perkins, Claude Brigance, Randall Dunagan, David Ivins, David Powers and Dickie Melton.