Eugene ‘Chig’ Pickett

Published 10:42 am Thursday, March 29, 2012

Eugene ‘Chig’ Pickett


Eugene ‘Chig’ Pickett, age 82, of Montevallo passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012 in Alabaster.

He loved the Lord, loved his church and loved his family. He was a longtime deacon at Macedonia.


Eugene was preceded in death by his daughter, Claudette Pickett; granddaughter, Jennifer Waldrop; brothers, Jimmy, Bud and Pete Pickett; and sister, Dean Lawley.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lanell Hyde Pickett; son, Darryl “Lloyd” Pickett (Robin); daughters, Donna Pickett Waldrop (Michael) and Glenda Pickett Smitherman (Tom); sisters, Shirley Pickett Ingram (Buddy) and Laverne Pickett Tucker; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 30, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Rockco Funeral Home Montevallo. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Rockco Funeral Home Chapel Montevallo with interment to follow in Macedonia Cemetery.

Please share your condolences online at Rockco Funeral Home Montevallo directing.