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Funeral services for Leota Fay Pitts, 95, of Pryor will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Stephens-Key Chapel in Pryor with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery. Pastor Darrell Ragsdale will officiate. Services are entrusted to Stephens-Key Funeral and Cremation Care.
Leota Fay Pitts was born on April 9, 1921 to Richard C. and Jesse (Sullivan) Fielden. She departed this life on December 10, 2016 in Claremore, Oklahoma at the age of 95 years, 8 months, and 1 day.
Leota grew up and attended school in the Pryor area. In 1938 she married Paul Pitts, who preceded her in death in 1984, and from their marriage came three sons. Leota was a housekeeper and did ironing for others. She also worked on the family farm southwest of Pryor with her husband.
Leota attended and was very active at Osage Free Will Baptist Church. Her passion in life was her church and she loved serving and helping there. She enjoyed spending time with her family and she loved them dearly. She was always a blessing to others and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her three sons, John Pitts and wife June of Claremore, Wayne Pitts and wife Donna of Tulsa and Billie Pitts and wife of Kellyville; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Jesse, her husband, Paul and 2 grandchildren
Published on December 13, 2016
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