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Chapel Bennett 'Son' "Slim" Pittman
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1920
Grandfalls
Ward County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1981
Gurdon
Clark County
Arkansas, USA

Military - Oct 1942-Nov 1945: United States Army Sgt. of 1938th Engr.Avn.Utilities Co. Campaigns:New Guinea, Southern Philipines, Japan. Decorations and Citations: AP Theater Ribbon and Three Bronze Service Stars, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon.

Article and Obituary Excerpts: Sherman Democrat and Denison Herald.
Chapel B. 'Slim' Pittman of Denison, died at Gurdon, Ark. when the truck he was driving ran into the rear of a second truck that had stalled in the roadway of Interstate 30 and it's lights off in foggy weather. A driver for Allied Egry since 1967 and made runs to St. Louis, Kansas City and Little Rock, his destination at the time of the accident.

Funeral for Chapel B. 'Slim' Pittman 6l, of Denison, who died following a truck accident, was held at Bratcher Chapel with burial at Cedarlawn Memorial Park.

Pittman was born in Grandfalls, Texas, March 14, 1920, the son of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Pittman. He married Arlie Walton Sept. 18, 1979 in Fanin County. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, a member of of the Baptist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife, sons; Douglas Eugene, Ellis Chapel, Ricky and Gary Pittman, step-son Donnie Walton, Daughters; Linda Faye Pittman, Stella Grant, and Anna Rice. Brothers; MD Pittman and Willard Carroll Pittman. Sisters; Irene Sinks, Beatrice Sanders and Maude Hutchinson and eight grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Columbus Chapel Pittman (1875 - 1960)
  Estella Carroll Pittman Jeffords (1900 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Stella Mae Pittman Grant (1950 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vera Irene Pittman Sinks (1917 - 2000)*
  Ruth Beatrice Pittman Sanders (1918 - 2000)*
  Chapel Bennett 'Son' Pittman (1920 - 1981)
  M D Pittman (1924 - 2011)*
  Willard Carroll Pittman (1927 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedarlawn Memorial Park
Sherman
Grayson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sue Pittman McPeak
Record added: Sep 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77089307
Chapel Bennett 'Son' Slim Pittman
Added by: Sue Pittman McPeak
 
Chapel Bennett 'Son' Slim Pittman
Added by: Sue Pittman McPeak
 
Chapel Bennett 'Son' Slim Pittman
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Added by: Tony & Patricia Held
 
 
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Remembering you Uncle Son on your Birthday March 14th.
- Sue Pittman McPeak
 Added: Mar. 6, 2013

- Anna Rice
 Added: Sep. 25, 2011
 
 
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