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Sally PITTS


Family-Placed Death Notice

PITTS, Sally Sally "Sandy" Anne King Pitts, 69, of Conyers, passed away peacefully at her home, June 17, 2013. Sandy graduated from Newton High in 1962 and the University of Georgia with a B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics Education. Sandy taught high school Math at Coosa HS, Newton Co HS, Social Circle HS, and Salem HS. Sandy recently ended her career as a college professor at Athens Tech. Ms. Pitts enjoyed teaching throughout her life, was a sought after tutor, and awarded Teacher of the Year. An avid bridge player, Sandy also enjoyed spending time outdoors, acting in the community theater, volunteering with the GFCW Service Guild of Covington, and spoiling her grandchildren and beloved pets. Sandy was loved by her family, respected by her fellow teachers, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Sandy is survived by her brother Barrett King and his wife Elizabeth of St. Mary's GA, four children and their spouses, Jennifer and Larry Westerman of Decatur, Jeffrey Pitts and Donna Rewalt of Durham, NC, Sherry Pitts of Atlanta, Ben Pitts of Athens, and two grandsons, Brennan and Collin Pitts of Durham, NC. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Sally (Lambe) King; and her husband, William Jerry Pitts. Sandy was a faithful and active member of The Church of the Good Shepherd, Covington, GA. A Service with Holy Communion for Sandy will be held Monday, June 24, 2013, 11:00 AM, at The Church of the Good Shepherd, with the Rev. Edwin Beckham officiating, interment following in the church garden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Church of the Good Shepherd, 4140 Clark Street, Covington, GA 30014. www.caldwellandcowan.com to place online condolences 770-786-7062

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 20, 2013
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