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Alba B. Pitts

March 15, 1934 July 13, 2020
Alba B. Pitts
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Alba Blanche Barnett Pitts also known as “Nanny” was born March 15, 1934 in O’Brian, Texas to Jesse Houston and Ada Blanche (Hansen) Barnett. Alba went to her forever home and gained her angel wings on July 13, 2020. Alba attended Abilene schools and married the love of her life James Olan Pitts June 7, 1955. Alba and Jim fostered over 30 children before adopting their two children Belinda Kay Pitts Flippin May 16 1964 and James Ronald (Ronnie) Pitts February 9 1966.
Alba was a member of Elmcrest Baptist Church in Abilene. She was a proud Homemaker for her family and worked part time in the Abilene ISD system providing lunches. She enjoyed bowling and participated in church league teams. Her most precious moments were those spent with family and loving on her grandchildren. They often argued over who was her favorite. Nanny will be deeply missed.
Alba was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jim, daughter Belinda Pitts Flippin, a sister and brother. Survivors are her beloved son Ronnie Pitts and wife Tiffani of Abilene, Texas; Grandchildren Reba Pitts, Shelby Pitts and Kyleigh Pitts of Abilene, Texas, Cheyenne Pitts of Vernon, Texas and Timothy Olan Pitts of Wichita Falls Texas, Justin Flippin and wife Rebecca of Granbury, Texas, and Chelsey Flippin of Granbury, Texas. Great Grandchildren who were the light of her life Kaison, Annaliese, Presley, Amari, Blake and Kamden. Two brothers George Barnett and wife Sue, Jackie Barnett and wife Wanda, her sister Mary Lou Horton as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
You can pay respects at a come and go viewing Thursday July 16 1:00-5:00pm at Abilene Funeral Home 3349 North 12th Abilene, Texas.
Services will be held Friday July 17 at 2:00pm at Elmcrest Baptist Church at 517 North Pioneer drive.
Graveside to follow service for close family and friends at Elmwood Cemetery at 5750 US 277 South
Please wear your mask and practice social distancing at this time



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Viewing

Thursday

16

Jul

1:00 PM 7/16/2020 1:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 7/16/2020 5:00:00 PM
Abilene Funeral Home

3349 North 12th
Abilene, TX 79603

Abilene Funeral Home
3349 North 12th Abilene 79603 TX

Funeral

Friday

17

Jul

2:00 PM 7/17/2020 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 7/17/2020 3:00:00 PM
Elmcrest Baptist Church

517 N. Pioneer Drive
Abilene, TX 79603

Elmcrest Baptist Church
517 N. Pioneer Drive Abilene 79603 TX

Interment

Friday

17

Jul

Elmwood Memorial Park

5750 Highway 277 South
Abilene, TX 79606

Elmwood Memorial Park
5750 Highway 277 South Abilene 79606 TX
United States
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