Mrs. Pitts died Saturday, July 21, 2012.
Born Jan. 1, 1922, in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late Will and Nancy Rice Brady. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, F. Lewis Pitts Sr.; brothers, Boyce, Owen, Othor and Boyd Brady; and sisters, Violet Westbrook, Mary Hayes, Florene Thomas and Ola Ausburn. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mrs. Pitts was a retired seamstress and member of Welcome Home Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, making quilts and clothes and also cooking. She was affectionately known as “Lillie Mae,” “Pat” and “Granny Pitts” to her family and friends. Mrs. Pitts was very family oriented, having enjoyed spending time especially with her grandchildren.
Surviving are her son, F. Lewis Pitts Jr. of Canton, N.C.; son and daughter-in-law, Joe A. and Carla Pitts of Mt. Airy; daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Grady Allen of Mt. Airy; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
July 25, 2012