Elaine Pickering was born April 20, 1931 in Carney, Neb. to Jess and Hazel (Kneer) Pickering. She spent her childhood years in El Monte, Calif. She married Floyd “Little” Hall on Sept. 22, 1959. The Hall’s moved to Oklahoma in 1967, working and raising their family. Elaine worked at H & H Motors in Altus, as well as the Jackson County Courthouse. She owned “The Remnant Place” in Blair and worked at the Blair School. She was of the Baptist Faith, enjoyed calling in birthdays to Eddie and Joan at KWHW, and really loved her volunteer work at the Blair School. She counted her school volunteer work as the “most rewarding.”
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Floyd “Little” Hall, in May of 2003; and a brother, LeRoy Pickering.
Elaine is survived by three daughters, Linda Smith of Warren, Billie Mavers of Blair, and Mable Logsdon and husband Larry of Blair; one son, Steve Dungan of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren, David Hollowell of Tulsa, Paul Garrison of Oklahoma City, Dawn Smith of Altus, Tina Jakubowski of Rio Rancho, N.M., Nicole Copeland and husband Kyle of Oklahoma City, and Ashley Peterson of Blair; 10 great-grandchildren, D.J., Steven, and Johnathon Hollowell, Briana Smith, Alex, Riley, and Delilah Jakubowski, Paul Garrison, Jr., Gabriel Garrison, and Grant Peterson; a brother, Harold Pickering of Red Bluff, Calif.; a sister, Joyce Lantz of Ontario, Calif.; and many friends.
The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Kincannon Funeral Home.
Additional parking for Wednesday’s service is available behind the funeral home, Best Western to the South and Western Sizzlin’ to the North.
Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com