Alma Jean Pitts, 91 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life Friday, December 20, 2019, at home surrounded by her family.
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She was born Thursday, February 16, 1928 to Burley Thomas Anderson and Ada Olene Gray Anderson of Celina, Tennessee
Alma Jean and her husband Manuel owned Pitts Scrap Iron and Metal Company in Cookeville for 46 years. They were members of the Willow Avenue Church of Christ.
She is survived by her children Brenda Pitts Whittenburg and Manuel Pitts, Jr, of Cookeville, her sister Alene Anderson Pitts of Lebanon, TN and her brother James Mitchell Anderson of Baxter, TN.
Alma had 3 grandchildren: Kimberly Whittenburg Norvell, Steven Manuel Whittenburg and Ashley Nicole Pitts.
She also had 2 great grandchildren: Ruby Jane Whittenburg and Leyton Gray Whittenburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Manuel Pitts, sister Jewel Dean Newcome and brother Cecil Thomas Anderson,
Funeral services for Alma will be held Monday, December 23, 2019 from the chapel at Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Webb officiating. Interment will follow in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 5 pm until 9 pm and again on Monday from 1:00 pm until time of service at 2:00 pm.