Marion Pitts

On July 7, 2018, at the age of 83, Marion Pitts passed from this earthly life to her heavenly home. She passed peacefully at South Central Regional Medical Center in the presence of her family.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Memory Chapel. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Memory Chapel. Burial will be at Salem Methodist Church in Wayne County.

Mrs. Pitts was born in Mobile, Ala., on May 19, 1935 to Minnie Gentry and George Lloyd.

After meeting and marrying Johnny Pitts from Wayne County, the two moved to Laurel, where she was a lifetime resident. She enjoyed gardening and collecting antiques. She was a member of Salem Heights Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Johnny Pitts; son Darrell Pitts; her mother Minnie Gentry; father George Lloyd; and brother Ronnie Lloyd.

She is survived by her son Daron Pitts (Becky) of Laurel; daughter-in-law Vicki Pitts of Madison; grandchildren Monica Donald (Josh) of Ellisville, Sarah Lloyd (Chris) of Alpharetta, Ga., Heather Vollono (James) of Miami and Josh Pitts (Amber) of Ocean Springs; and eight great-grandchildren.

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