Loretta Sparks Pitman, age 85, of Pitt Road in Spruce Pine died Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.

Born on July 3, 1932 in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Fred A. and Nellie Pitman Sparks. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray Pitman. She was also preceded in death by her brothers; Ted, Joe, Frank, Eugene, and Parnell Sparks; and her sisters; Mary Louise Wyatt and Kate Pitman.

Loretta was a member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church. She loved her church and church family. She like to do ceramics and taught others how to do ceramics. She loved having visitors in her home and family reunions.

Left to cherish her memories are numerous nieces and nephews.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Loretta Pitman on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Bear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev.'s Bruce Cannon and Chris Rathbone officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Bear Creek Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Loretta Pitman’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Pitman family. Mrs. Pitman’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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