Dorothy Louise Williams Pittman, age 98, of Black Mountain, NC passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Mountain Ridge Wellness Center. Mrs. Pittman was born on September 5, 1922, in Starke County, Indiana to the late James Alvin Williams and Lelah Alberta Harper Williams. She was a member of Swannanoa Valley Presbyterian Church and was a homemaker. She was a loving and sweet wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Pittman and her husband had a farm. She loved to cook and bake and there was always fresh bread or cookies or something wonderful coming out of her kitchen. She enjoyed sewing and taking care of her grandchildren. She had a good sense of humor and loved to laugh. Her family was her joy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Leroy Pittman; and her son, Terril D. Pittman. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her son, Reverend Gilbert Virgil Pittman and his wife Diane, of Snellville, GA; and a daughter, Lou Jeanne Geisler of Nebo, NC; a daughter in law, Bonnie Pittman of Waxhaw, NC; a sister, Doris Pugach of Ft. Meyers, Florida; four grandsons, Steve Pittman and wife Lisa of Washington, Mark Pittman of Snellville, GA, and Nathan and Cory Geisler of Nebo, NC; one granddaughter, Faith Kafton and husband Ken, of CA; five great-grandchildren, Estrella, Arianna, Sean, Bianca and Ryder; and two great-great grandchildren, Heidi and Henry.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30am, Friday, November 20, 2020 in the Penland Family Funeral Home Chapel in Swannanoa. Rev. Edwin Olson will be officiating. Burial will follow at 12pm at the Western NC State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made to: Wycliffe Bible Translators, P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, Florida, 32862. Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Pittman Family and helping them with arrangements.
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