Marie L. Pittman
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Shreveport, LA - Laura "Marie" Loe Pittman, 97, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013 peacefully in her sleep. Visitation will held from 5 until 7 pm. on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Osborn Funeral Home. Graveside services will begin at 11:00 am at Forest Park Cemetery on January 19, 2013. Mrs. Pittman was a native of Bienville, LA and a resident of Shreveport, LA for 74 years. She was a member of Broadmoor Baptist Church.
Mrs. Pittman was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, George L. Pittman; father and mother, Edgar and Annie Mae Loe; Two brothers, Lloyd and Daniel Loe; and 3 sisters, Mabel Emery, Charlotte Jackson, and Ann Crawley.
She is survived by two sons, George O. Pittman and wife, Bonnie of Choudrant, LA, Gary L. Pittman and wife Sandra of Austin, TX; and one daughter, Gail Pittman Hinton and husband, Calvin of Shreveport, LA; nine grandchildren, Rick Pittman Bell, Holly Vest, Loree Birkenback, Susan Stevens, George Pittman II, Laura Rives, Gary Pittman Jr., Elizabeth Froelich, and Elise Koonce; 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; four sisters, Beth Walker, Jean Jones, Delora Hughes and husband Chuck, and Nita Anderson and husband Bruce (Andy); one brother, David Loe; and numerous special nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Pittman Jr., George Pittman II, Dennis Campbell Jr., Will Rives, Bill Emery, and Trey Rives.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude to her granddaughter, Holly Vest, and to Dr. Alan Borne for many years of excellent medical care given to our beloved mother and grandmother.
Published in Shreveport Times on Jan. 18, 2013