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Ricarda Pickens

Sep 26th, 1962 - Jun 7th, 2024

In accordance with Ricarda’s wishes, no services will be held at this time.


      Ricarda Pickens, age 61, of rural Louisville, Illinois, passed away Friday, June 7, 2024, at her home.

      She was born in Rockford on September 26, 1962, daughter of the late Leon and Beverly Darlene (Colclasure) Pickens.

      Ricarda found joy in spending time with her family, especially her daughters and grandchildren, and her devoted dog, “Ruff,” that accompanied her most everywhere.  She had a deep love for nature and the outdoors, enjoyed crafting, and was an avid reader.  Her kindness and warm spirit made her a cherished friend to several other special people during her life.

      She is survived by her husband, Randy Tolliver of Louisville;  her children, Amanda Connelly of Clinton, Indiana, Amy Tolliver of Louisville, Abby Tolliver of Flora, and also Donna Tolliver of Hord, and Chad Tolliver of Clay City; grandchildren, Kaylei Atteberry of Effingham, Zachry Cox of Clinton, Indiana, and Bentley Evans of Louisville, and also Jayda, Ellen, and Emma Tolliver, and Kristina Perkins, Gregory Evans, and Devin Hicks; several great-grandchildren; her mother-in-law, Esther Walker of Flora; brothers, Ronnie, Richard, and Ramsey Pickens; several nieces and nephews

      She was preceded in passing by her parents and her fathers-in-law, Sonny Tolliver and Pete Walker.

      In accordance with Ricarda’s wishes, no services will be held at this time. For those who wish to honor her memory, donations to assist the family with expenses are suggested and will be accepted through Frank & Bright Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Flora.  To share a condolence or memory, please visit:


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Jim and Joanne Tomasek

June 10th

Such a young Lady being called in.prayers and good will to the families

Jill Dawkins

June 10th

Ricarda was such a sweet friend and will be missed by many. Prayers and love for her family and friends!

Sheila Dawkins

June 10th

Prayers for comfort in the days ahead for her family. Rest In Peace my Friend♥️

Mona Tokos

June 10th

Cardi was a sweetheart,and a dear cousin,so sorry to see this condolences to the family❤️

Peggy Shroyer Leigh

June 11th

Thoughts and prayers to the family. I'm so so sorry to hear of your loss. Ricarda was such a sweet kind lady even in school. Loved to hear her laugh

Aunt Shirley Atchison and Toney

June 11th

Walk with Angels


June 11th

RIP cuz

Shannon Pickens-Johnson

June 12th

Ricarda, my beautiful cousin! This is so hard to hear and see. The memories we made growing up will never leave me. May God hold your family tight as He holds you right now. You are and always will be loved and greatly missed. 🙏🏼❤️

Kim(Bickley) Welty

June 12th

I will miss her hugs & talks when I saw her at work. Such a Beautiful Soul and Beautiful Lady inside and out. She will be missed by many!! My Thoughts, Love ❤️ and Prayers 🙏 for her family. With Love ❤️ Kim

Sonny Dale Carpenter

June 18th

Sorry for your loss,she will be missed, Prayers For Family and Friends



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