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Wilton John Picou, Jr.

April 22, 1941 ~ July 24, 2021 (age 80)

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Obituary

Wilton John Picou, Jr., 80, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away peacefully at 2:24 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

A public viewing will be conducted from 5:00 p.m. until service time on Friday, July 30, 2021 at New Rising Sun Baptist Church, 120 St. Charles Street in Houma, LA. Masonic rites will be performed at 6:30 p.m. Public viewing will resume from 11:00 a.m. until funeral time at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the church. He will be interred in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his children, Chandra Ardell Picou, Elizabeth Arnell Picou-Armant, and Wilton John Picou, III; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sisters, Fannie Mae Picou and Rosa Mary Williams; five nieces, devoted friend, Gwen Chapman; and a host of relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Althea Bernadine Chase Picou; parents, Reverend Wilton John, Sr. and Mary Jerry Picou; brother, Reverend Willie Picou, Sr.; sister, Betty P. McGuin and Lucille Williams.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 30, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
New Rising Sun Baptist Church
230 St. Charles Street
Houma, LA 70360

Visitation
Saturday
July 31, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
New Rising Sun Baptist Church
230 St. Charles Street
Houma, LA 70360

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 31, 2021

2:00 PM
New Rising Sun Baptist Church (St. Charles St, Houma)

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
July 31, 2021

New Rising Sun Baptist Cemetery
2301 St. Charles Street
Houma, LA 70360

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