Ms. Darlene Mildred Pickings Green was born to the union of Earnest and Jessie Mae Pickings on Feb. 16, 1952 in Taylor, Arkansas.
Darlene accepted Christ at an early age and united with the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church family in Taylor, Arkansas.
She attended C.S. Woodard Elementary School in Friendship, Arkansas and graduated from Taylor High School in Taylor, Arkansas.
She moved to Minden after completing high school and she remained until her death.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister and two brothers. Darlene departed this life Oct. 9, 2012 at Minden Medical Center. She had prepared herself for the Great White Throne.
Darlene leaves to cherish her beautiful memories her son, Willie (Bubba) Miller; one sister, Wanda Pickens of Nashville, Tennessee; one brother, Earnest Pickens of McNeil, Arkansas; a special friend, Mary Carter; and a host of loving and devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 in the Northwest 14th District Building. Burial will follow at Pringle Place Cemetary, Minden.
Open visitation is from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. today (Friday, Oct. 12, 2012) at Benevolent Funeral Home.