Funeral services for Gladys Davis Pitts, 85, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 6, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Pitts died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Oaks at Scenic View, following a period of declining health.
Born Nov. 23, 1927, in Madison County, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Dorsey and Georgey Roberts Davis. In addition to her parents, she also was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Pitts; sister, Ethel Owenby; and brothers, Earl Davis and Perry Davis.
Mrs. Pitts was a retired seamstress, having been employed with International Outerwear. She was an active, lifelong member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church where she was involved with the Happy Timers and Men and Ladies Sunday School Class. In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, crocheting and quilting.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, David and Gloria Pitts of Monroe; son, Daniel M. Pitts of Jacksonville, Fla.; siblings, Pauline Underwood of Mt. Airy, Anna Mae Quillen of Romulus, Mich., Juanita Lovell of Mt. Airy, Agnes Moore of Mt. Airy, Elane Echols of Alto, Mildred Stephens of Mt. Airy, Glenn Davis of Mt. Airy and Kermit Davis of Mt. Airy; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Members of the Men and Ladies Sunday School Class are requested to serve as honorary pallbearers and should assemble at the church by 10:45 a.m. today.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
February 6, 2013