July 17, 1924 - July 13, 2019
Funeral services for Mrs. Kittie Goolsby Pitts of the Woods Community will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rodney Puryear and Bro. Pete Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Woods Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to services in the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Kittie Bell Goolsby Singleton Pitts was born July 17, 1924 in the Woods Community of Panola County, Texas. She passed this life July 13, 2019 just short of her ninety-fifth birthday, in Carthage, Texas. Kittie was one of three children born to the marriage of Clyde M. and Mamie Jo Smith Goolsby, Sr. She was raised in Woods Community later graduating with the Stonewall, Louisiana high school class of 1942. Kittie married Luther Singleton, and together they both worked 30 years for Southwestern Bell. They both retired and moved to Carthage before he preceded her in death in 1982 after 30 years of marriage. She later married Willie Drew Pitts, in December of 1986. Kittie returned to the Woods Community of her birth and they spent their years devoted to one another. Mrs. Pitts was an active community member in the Woods New Hope Baptist Church as well as the Woods Cemetery and Volunteer Fire Dept. Kittie was devoted to her community, family and friends. She is also preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Clyde M. Goolsby, Jr. and William Lewis Goolsby. Mrs. Pitts is survived by her devoted husband, Willie Drew Pitts of Woods; son, Hollis Pitts and wife Sandra; daughters, Connie Macaluso, and Jeanette McGuire and husband Richard; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. The family requests memorials in lieu of flowers to the: Woods Cemetery Assoc. 127 CR 4262, Tenaha, Texas 75974.
Funeral services for Mrs. Kittie Goolsby Pitts of the Woods Community will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rodney Puryear and Bro. Pete Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Woods... View Obituary & Service Information
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