MOREHEAD CITY - Virginia "Ginny" Pittman Gordon, 92, of Morehead City, died Friday, November 1, 2013. Ginny was born in Grifton and raised in Kinston. She has been involved in catering and retail kitchen sales since the late 50's. She was co-owner of Cooks Kitchen in Goldsboro and moved to Beaufort in 1982 where she founded Ginny Gordon's, a specialty retail kitchen store. She moved Ginny Gordon's to Morehead City in 1992 where it is presently located. Ginny was honored as a life-member of The Garden Club of North Carolina. Ginny was predeceased by her husband, Sidney Gordon, and her parents, Francis Marion Pittman and Eloise Quinn Pittman. She is survived by her daughters, Michele Scalone Hyde and husband James Hyde, of Hendersonville, Jennifer Gordon Morrison and husband Leon Morrison, of Morehead City, and Robin Pittman Gordon, also of Morehead City. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jennifer Pate and Galloway Pate and great-granddaughter Callie Gray Hinson. Also surviving are her sister, Louise Pittman Lee of Robersonville; and brother, Bob Pittman and wife Claire Pittman, of Oriental. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations, in her name, may be made to The Elizabethan Gardens, 1411 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC 27954. Access online obituary and internet condolences through brooksfuneralhomeandcrematory.com. Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com. (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8, 2013