Funeral service for Kathaleen Joyce Pitts, age 97, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 2 PM on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home, with Steven Pitts officiating. Burial will follow in the Kelso Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until 2 PM on Friday at Higgins.
Mrs. Pitts was born on February 23, 1925, in Fayetteville, TN, to the late Murphy and Florine Tucker Stewart. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John F. Pitts, Jr.; daughter, Joyce Marie Caldwell; granddaughter, Donna Christine Caldwell; and sisters, Dorothy Stewart Hoots, and Joshphine Stewart. Mrs. Pitts passed away on August 2, 2022, at Lynchburg Nursing Center in Lynchburg, TN.
She is survived by her children, Doug Pitts, Ray (Cathy) Pitts, David Pitts, and Flo (Bill) Lewter; grandchildren, Tonya Allen, Patrick Caldwell, Shena Jean, Todd (Shannon) Pitts, Nikki (Adrian) Franklin, Daniel (Shannon) Pitts, Steven (Melissa) Pitts, Ty (Callie) Lewter, Katie (RA) Warden, and Becca (Britton) Elmore; son-in-law, Tony Caldwell; nephew, Frank Hoots; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Pitts was a member of the Kelso Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she was an active member of the CPW. She and her husband were owners of Pitts Service Station. She later worked in retail. After retirement, she served as a great granny at South Lincoln School. Mrs. Pitts was a wonderful cook and loved preparing delicious meals for her family and friends.
The family would like to thank Cheryl Pendergrass and the staff of Lynchburg Nursing Center for their loving care.
Memorials may be made to the Kelso Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 16 Teal Hollow Road, Kelso, TN 37348.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Kathaleen Joyce Pitts.