Frances L. Pickens, 81

Frances L. Pickens, 81

EAST LIVERPOOL –Frances L. Pickens, 81, of East Liverpool passed away on Sept. 7, 2018, with her loving husband, Charles Pickens by her side. She was an avid bowler and loving mother and grandmother.

She was born in Sistersville, WV on May 8, 1937, the daughter of the late Harry and Silvia (Beaver) Shreves.

Frances retired after working thirty years for Homer Laughlin China Company

She was preceded in death by her three sons, Gary, Brady and Edward Speece; and a brother, Victor Shreves.

Along with her husband, Charles, she is survived by a daughter-in-law- Janet (Hawkey) Speece of New Cumberland; two grandsons, Gary E. (Joni) Speece Jr. of New Cumberland and James (Amanda) Speece of Mingo Junction; two great-grandsons, Marek and Lane Speece; three great-granddaughters, Shana, Shala and Kayla; seven great-great-grandchildren;

Also survived by a half-sister, Jean Berrier of Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews, including Vic Shreves Jr.

Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Nixon Funeral Home, Newell, WV, where services will follow at 7 p.m.