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Evelyn Pittman


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Evelyn Bernice Pittman

August 31,1922 - January 9,2019

Wade, MS

Mrs. Evelyn Bernice Pittman 96, of Wade, MS passed away on January 9,2019 in Pascagoula, MS. Mrs. Pittman was born in Marion County on August 31,1922 but lived in Jackson County for most of her life. She was a member of Wade Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir, she was a past minister of music for the church and helped out in many ways to help her church family. She was a music lover and enjoyed playing the guitar. She sang for her devotion to her Lord as a member of the gospel group Granny and the Boys. She also spent her time relaxing by making quilts for her family and friends. She enjoyed cooking and especially making chicken and dumplings.

She is preceded in death by her husband H.L. Pittman, her daughter Nell Goff, her sisters Elouise Powell and Dot Saxon.

She is survived by her daughter Freddie Fortenberry of Wade, her grandchildren Diane Fortenberry of Big Point, David (Connie) Fortenberry, of Michigan, Deborah (Wayne) Sings of Houston, Tina(Jeffrey) Loris of Moss Point, Jimmy (Rachel) Goff of Lucedale, and Patricia Sweeting of Georgia. She will also be missed by her great grandchildren Dereck Tisdale of Moss Point, Steven Loris of Moss Point, Jessica Fortenberry of Michigan, Michael Sings of Houston, Jason Loris of Moss Point, Ashley Sings of Houston, Rebecca Linton of Michigan, Holly Carr of Ocean Springs, Haley Smith of Oak Grove, Josh Sweeting of Gautier, Elizabeth Ruffin of Gautier, Britney Welford of Lucedale, McQuade Goff of Lucedale, Dustin Goff of Greene County, also 23 great great grandchildren and numerous, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be Saturday January 12,2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Wade Baptist Church with the funeral beginning at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow in Johnson Cemetery in Wade.

You may sign the online register book and send condolences to the Pittman familywww.holderwellsfuneralhome.com

Holder-Wells Funeral Home at 4007 Main Street Moss Point, MS 39563 is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Sun Herald on Jan. 12, 2019
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