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Penny S. Pickens
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A funeral service was held Monday at Allen Mortuary in Turlock for Penny Sue Collins Pickens, 53, of Hughson. She died Tuesday, July 20, 2004 at her home.

Burial was at Turlock Memorial Park.

Born March 5, 1951, Mrs. Pickens was a native of Turlock and was raised in Crows Landing. She had lived in Turlock for 33 years before moving to Hughson in 2001. Mrs. Pickens was a beautician for 32 years and had worked at Suzette's Beauty Salon in Turlock for 21 years. She graduated from Orestimba High School in 1969 and a beauty college in Modesto. Mrs. Pickens enjoyed arts and crafts.

She leaves behind her husband, E.Z. Pickens of Hughson; two stepsons, Mark Pickens of Turlock and Scott Pickens of Long Beach; her father, Kenneth Collins of Turlock; two brothers, Ken E. Collins and Glen Collins, both of Turlock; her sister, Winnie Sage of San Diego; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Collins.

Remembrances may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1604 Ford Ave., Suite 8, Modesto, CA 95350.