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Hazel Lorene Pitts

January 16, 1926 April 20, 2016
Hazel Lorene Pitts
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Obituary for Hazel Lorene Pitts

Hazel Lorene Pitts, 90, of Commerce Township, MI, widow of Robert Mellette Pitts, deceased, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

Born in Glencoe, OK she was the daughter of Sylvia Effie Leota Morgan and Carl George Luther. Hazel moved as a child to Davison, MI, grew up in Detroit where she graduated in 1944 from Eastern High School.

In 1944 she married her high school sweetheart. They celebrated their 70th anniversary in 2014. Together they raised a family in Redford Township and Plymouth, MI. Hazel was a bookkeeper, most notably for her husband’s company, Arpee Co., Inc. She enjoyed sewing, bowling, golf and volunteering with the Plymouth and Greenville Literacy Associations, ushering at the Greenville Little Theatre and her membership in The Order of the Eastern Star.

In retirement Hazel moved with Robert to Greenville, SC where she joined Northside United Methodist Church and the Poinsett Woman’s Club.

Hazel is survived by daughter, Lorene McVey (Paul) of MI, son Jeffery Pitts (Judy) of MI; son Kenneth Pitts (Lisa) of MO; eight grandchildren-Robert Pitts, Rex Spoutz, Eric Pitts, Teressa Lee, Karen Feeney, Carl Pitts, Nicole Pitts and James Pitts; three great grandsons, seven great granddaughters and one great-great grandson.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 21 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Walled Lake United Methodist Church, 313 Northport, Walled Lake, MI. A memorial service will take place at 5:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Greenville Literacy Association, 225 S. Pleasantburgh Dr., Ste. C-10, Greenville, SC 29609 or Northside UMC (Travel Club), 435 Summit Dr., Greenville, SC 49605.

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Visitation

Tuesday

21

Jun

2:00 PM 6/21/2016 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 6/21/2016 5:00:00 PM
Walled Lake United Methodist Church

313 East Northport
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Walled Lake United Methodist Church
313 East Northport Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

Memorial Service

Tuesday

21

Jun

5:00 PM 6/21/2016 5:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/21/2016 6:00:00 PM
Walled Lake United Methodist Church

313 East Northport
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Walled Lake United Methodist Church
313 East Northport Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States
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