MOTHER DORIS V. PITTS
March 30, 1929 - November 1, 2016
Doris V. Pitts, 87, was born March 30, 1929 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to the union of Clarence Sr. and Gussie Mae Crutcher. Doris graduated from Manual Training High School in 1947.
Doris met Jesse E. Pitts and the two married in Kansas City in 1949. together they were blessed with six wonderful children. Doris was a housewife, and loved gardening, cooking, sewing, and collecting antiques. She was an amazing seamstress and enjoyed making clothes for her children and keepsakes for her family and friends. She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and friend.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Jesse E. Pitts, three sons Reginald E. Pitts Sr., Dwight F. Pitts and Donald E. Pitts, both of her parents, two sisters Claudia Williams and Shirley Ann Crutcher, one brother Clarence Crutcher Jr. and one grandson Mondell Pitts.
Doris leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter Denise D. Stubblefield (Gary) of Kansas City, MO; two sons Jesse L. Pitts (June) of Grandview, MO and Byron K. Pitts (Christine) of Kansas City, MO; two sisters Sandra Carson of Atlanta, GA and Gilda Kennedy (Loren) of Kansas City, MO, ten grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, three special friends; Dorothy Dunn, Mary Bryant, and Essie Bey, all of Kansas City, MO, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Services held at Zion Grove Baptist Church, 2801 Swope Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri 64130, Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Michael Brooks, Officiating. Interment, Longview Cemetery, 12700 S. Raytown Road, Kansas City, MO 64149. Arrangements by Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.