|Birth: ||Aug. 29, 1916|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 2001|
M. Katherine Pitts, 84
LORAIN -- M. Katherine Pitts (nee Nelson), 84, of Lorain, died Thursday, July 5, 2001, at the Cleveland Clinic, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 29, 1915, in St. Paul, Ky., and had lived in Lorain since 1962.
Mrs. Pitts was a retired nurse's aide from Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Avon.
She was a member of the Poet Society, Portsmouth.
Survivors include her sons Elden Ray Pitts and Gerald Pitts both of Lorain, Roger Pitts of Vermilion; daughter, Beverly Sively of Lorain; 17 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and two ggreat grandchildren; brother, Virgil Nelson of West Virginia; sister, Nellie Caldwell of Portsmouth; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andy Ray Pitts; parents Brownlow and Elizabeth (nee Spriggs) Nelson; sisters Nancy Redman, Margie Nelson, Marie Langoski, Mary Lawson and Louise Lewis; and brothers Glenn Raymond Nelson, Ollie Nelson, George Nelson and William ''Bill'' Nelson.
Friends may call Sunday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Reidy-Scanlan-Chambers Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, where services will be Monday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jay Roller, pastor of Grace Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
William Brownlow Nelson (1878 - 1943)
Mandy Elizabeth Spriggs Nelson (1897 - 1961)
Andy Ray Pitts (1907 - 1981)
Margaret Katherine Nelson Pitts (1916 - 2001)
Mary Ann Nelson Justice (1919 - 1974)*
Marie Tilda Nelson Langowski (1923 - 1972)*
Marjorie Nelson Stidham (1925 - 1945)*
Glenn Raymond Nelson (1934 - 2000)*
Virgil E. Nelson (1937 - 2011)*
Ridge Hill Memorial Park
Created by: Connie Greene Adkins
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
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