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3/14/2014 10:56:00 AM
Jerry Pitts
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Jerry Winford Pitts Sr., 72, of Princeton died at 8:30 p.m. March 12, 2014, in Liberty Village of Princeton. Services will be at 5 p.m. Sunday in Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton. The Rev. Doug Kirkpatrick will officiate. Cremation Rites will be accorded after services. Inurnment will be at a later date in Post Oak Cemetery, McDougal, Ark. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the time of services Sunday in the funeral home. Mr. Pitts was born March 5, 1942, in Mammoth Springs, Ark., to James (Ira Ivey) Pitts. He married Shirley M. Bell on Feb 15, 1960, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He graduated Qulin High School in 1960 in Qulin, Mo. He worked at Brachs Confectionary, Chicago for 40 years. Survivors are his wife, Shirley Marie Pitts of Princeton; two sons, Jerry (Leigh) Pitts, Jr. of Ingleside, Kerry (Kim) Pitts of Ames, Iowa; six grandchildren, Jerry Pitts III, Annie Pitts, Jamie Pitts, Brandon Pitts, Jessica Pitts and Lauren Pitts; one great-granddaughter, Traci H. Pitts; three sisters, Alice Young of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Louise Pitts of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Frankie (Elgar) Phillips of West Plaines, Mo.; one brother, William (Patricia) Pitts of Decatur; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, James Pitts, Wesley Rogers, John Pitts and Leanord Pitts. Memorials may be directed to Susan G. Komen Cancer Society.

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