Avis Monee Ledford Pittman, age 85, of Marion, passed away on April 29, 2012 at her home. Born in Erwin, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Zeb and Rose Ann Ledford. Mrs. Pittman was a charter member of Redeemed Free Will Baptist Church. She loved to cook, work in the garden and was an excellent seamstress. She was well known for her kind spirit, excellent Christian life and was a friend to everyone. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Pittman, a son, Ronnie Pittman, three sisters and four brothers.
Surviving Mrs. Pittman are two daughters, Janie Kelley and husband Tim of West Palm Beach, Florida and Pat Kirkland and husband Dennis of Marion, NC; two grandchildren, Amy P. Garland and husband Shannon of Bakersville, NC and Rev. Kelly Pittman and wife Ashley of Bakersville, NC; two great grandchildren, Faith and Tucker Garland and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Revs. Jim Ledford and Kelly Pittman officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. At other times the family will be at the home. Interment will be in Cane Creek Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Flowers are welcome and appreciated.