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    - Terry and Donna Jean Dietz
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    - Jenny and Mark Davis
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    - Pat Mauldin
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    - Bishop Tony Comer
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LAKELAND - Rev. L. Wayne Pitts, 91 of Lakeland, died December 21, 2012 at his home. He was born March 9, 1921 in Farmersville, Texas to George and Lina (Clanton) Pitts.
Rev. Pitts was one of the founding fathers of the Assemblies of God Church and served his Lord for over 75 years as a Pastor, Evangelist, Teacher and Missionary. Locally, Rev. Pitts pastored throughout the Lakeland, St. Petersburg and Tampa communities.
Rev. Pitts is survived by his wife of 65 years, Evelyn Pitts who resides in Lakeland. He is also survived by his sons, Dan (Becky) Pitts of Lutz, FL and Darrell Pitts of Lakeland; his daughter, Rebekah (Roger) Hoagland of Louisville, KY; his grandchildren, Daniel (Stephanie) Pitts, CJ Goldsmith and Troy (Elisha) Goldsmith and his two great-grandchildren, Dylan and Drew Pitts.
Friends will be received 10-11am Monday at the Harvest Assembly of God church where funeral services will be held that morning at 11am. Entombment will take place in Lakeland Memorial Gardens mausoleum.


Published in Ledger from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2012
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