Nettie Ruth Pittman(1926 - 2014)

Nettie Ruth Pittman


Nettie Ruth Pittman, age 87, of Pensacola, FL passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Ruth was born in Holmes County, FL. She was a member of Olive Baptist Church and taught Sunday school for many years. Her closest friends were from her church "family".

She was married to her childhood sweetheart and best friend, Joe, for 59 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother; and her family will miss her.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, William and Lillie Bell Johnson; four brothers and five sisters.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Jo Ann Cawley; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Paula Pittman; grandchildren, John Cawley, Mark and Lisa Cawley, Jenny and Ted King, Joey and McKay Pittman and Heather Pittman; great-grandchildren, Dani, Abby, Sara, Ashley, Gavin, Olivia and Beckett; sisters, Vernell Galloway and Mary Lou Beagles; sister-in-law, Annie Pullam and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel with Funeral services following at 2:00pm with Dr. Ted Traylor and Chaplain Jim Pittman officiating. Burial will follow at Bayview Memorial Park.

Friends may choose to send flowers or to make donations in Ruth's memory to Covenant Hospice, Olive Baptist Church Ministry Village or a .

The family wishes to thank the Broadview Assisted Living staff for their kind attention and support. Special thanks also are given to Covenant Hospice and their nurses for providing much comfort during her final days.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Feb. 26, 2014