A son, Jeffrey Earl Pickens Jr., was born at 8:10 p.m. July 15, 2013, in Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Pickens, of Shamokin. The mother is the former Traci Lenig. Grandparents are Pauline Lenig, of Shamokin, and the late Ivan Lenig, and Earl Pickens and Darlene Pickens, of Lemont Furnace. Great-grandmother is Angeline Dutkewycz, of Lemont Furnace.