Mrs. Mary Kathleen Teague Pitts age 77, of Blowing Rock passed away Sunday night at Blowing Rock Hospital.
Born March 22, 1935 in Watauga County, she was the daughter of the late Fred Alton Teague, Sr., and Novella Auton Teague. Mrs. Pitts was a retired Supervisor from Shadowline where she worked for 32 years. She was a former member of the Blowing Rock Church of God and a current member of New Covenant Church of God. Kathleen enjoyed baking cakes and sharing them with her many friends.
She is survived by one daughter; Lynda Norris and husband Don of Todd, two sons; Rev. Dennis Pitts and wife Melody of Hickory and Kenneth Pitts and wife Hope of Washington, NC, two brothers; Billy A. Teague and wife Juanita and Thomas Boyd Teague all of Lenoir; her grandchildren; Crystal Shelton and husband Eddie of Statesville, Carrie Dietrich and husband Matthew of Hickory, Mark Norris and wife Karen of Valdese, Dennis Pitts, Jr. of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, and Dustin Pitts and fiancé’ Lauren Davis of Hickory, eleven great grandchildren and a special friend, Steve Ford. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence “Shorty” Pitts, four brothers; Fred Teague, Jr. Malcolm Teague, Charles Teague and J. D. Teague, and one half brother; Dale Auton.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Kathleen Teague Pitts will be conducted Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Mark Norris and Rev. Gary Shew. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to The Church of God Children’s Home, 3485 Orphanage Circle, Concord, NC 28027. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:30 until 8:30 at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared with the Pitts family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Pitts family.