Joyce Arlene Pitts
August 20, 1927 - May 8, 2017
Joyce Arlene Pitts, 89, of Litchfield, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at Allegiance Hospice Home in Jackson, Michigan. She was born August 20, 1927 to George and Susan (Kast) Yeager and later raised by her step father, Ian Taylor. Joyce married Richard L. Pitts on October 26, 1947 and he preceded him in death in 2009.
She was a graduate of Litchfield High School. Joyce was a member of Rebekah Lodge #134 of Litchfield for over 40 years and a member of the Litchfield United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her family, crocheting, playing cards, gardening, camping and fishing.
Joyce is survived by sons, Terry (Diana) Pitts of Jackson and Richard (Connie) Pitts of Mio; daughter- in- law, Sheryl Pitts of Litchfield; brother, Kenny (Elaine) Yeager; sister- in- law, Iris Bradshaw; eight grandchildren; two step grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; four step grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Richard, Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; son, Daniel; brothers, George and Carlisle Yeager; brother- in -law, Harold and sister- in- law Betty.
Funeral services for Joyce Arlene Pitts will be Friday, May 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Litchfield with Pastor Julie Elmore officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggestion to the Litchfield United Methodist Church.
Visitation: Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in LitchfieldGet Directions
Funeral Service: Friday, May 12, 2017 11:00 AM Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in LitchfieldGet Directions
Interment: Friday, May 12, 2017 Mount Hope CemeteryGet Directions