Jereldine Pitts, 84, of Center

Jereldine Pitts, 84, of Center, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, in Center.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Pastor Karl Moore officiating.  Interment will follow at Carroll Chapel Cemetery in Shelbyville.


Ms. Pitts was born April 16, 1934, in Shelby County, to Aaron Pitts and Rossie Roberts Pitts.  She retired from Tyson after twenty-three years of service.  Ms. Pitts was faithful and devoted to her church and family.  She was a member of Carroll Chapel CME in Shelbyville, where she served as usher, choir member and Sunday school secretary.


She is survived by


Loraine Osby and husband, Mervin, of Center, Texas

Linda Lewis Patt of Center, Texas

Lolita Hall and husband, Pastor Everette, of Keatchie, Louisiana

Charles Lathan of Center, Texas

James Pitts of Center, Texas



Marcus Roberts and wife, Jackie, of Center, Texas

Candel Cloudy and husband, Michael, of Center, Texas

Jacqueline Johnson and husband, Everette, of Houston, Texas

Petrina Andrews and husband, Herschell, of Houston, Texas

Kiff Jones and wife, Bridgette, of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

Jade Cloudy and husband, Marlin, of Conroe, Texas

Chris Pitts of Tenaha, Texas

Elisha Richardson and husband, D’Unte, of Diboll, Texas

Keverett Hall of Keatchie, Louisiana

Jata Hall of Keatchie, Louisiana

Takeisha Lathan of Center, Texas


A number of great grandchildren



Linda C. Edwards and husband, Larry, of Killeen, Texas

Mary Hornback and late husband, Jimmy, of Center, Texas

Emma Jean Johnson and husband, Robert, of Center, Texas



Joyce Kindle of Dallas, Texas

Vernell Sebron of Longview, Texas


Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends


Loyal companion: Her dog, Lexie


Preceded in death by

Parents: Aaron Pitts and Rossie Roberts Pitts

Sisters: Billie Ann Gardner, Billie Louise Hill

Brother: James Edwards

Sister-in-law: Mary Jane Edwards


Pallbearers will be Kiff Jones, Michael Cloudy Jr., Chris Pitts, Keverett Hall, Marlin Cloudy Jr. and Everett Johnson.  Honorary pallbearers will be Marcus Roberts, Brandon Roberts, James Pitts, Larry Edwards, Michael Cloudy Sr. and Charles Lathan.


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