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Obituary Jerry “Shelton” Pittman



Jerry “Shelton” Pittman Sr., born on September 11, 1938, died Wednesday, February 5, 2003 after a courageous five-year battle with cancer. He died at home, surrounded by his family and friends. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railway after 28 years of service. He took pride in showing his Hackney ponies and was a member of the Southeastern Hackney Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Carnell Pittman.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Brenda Barbee Pittman; son, Jerry Shelton Pittman Jr. and wife, Kathy of Pine Level; daughter, Sherry Pounds of Pine Level; four grandchildren, Jason Pounds of the home, Vick Pounds and wife, Emily of Clayton, Jay and Kara Pittman of Pine Level, two great-granddaughters, Jordan and Carsyn Pounds of Clayton, and sister, Hazel Turley of Micro.

The funeral service will be February 6 at 6:00 p.m. at the Parrish Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation immediately following the service. There will be a private burial at Selma Memorial Gardens.

Flowers are acceptable or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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