June 18, 2013

Doris Marie Nelms Pitts

— Doris Marie Nelms Pitts, 75, of Tunnel Hill, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at her residence.

A lifelong resident of the north Georgia area, she was a former employee of Cabin Craft Mills where she worked for 12 years and was of the Baptist faith.

She is preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. F.A. and Mary Bell Cox Nelms; sons, Martin “Marty” Pitts Jr. and Richard Michael Pitts; and brother, Gene Nelms.

She is survived by her husband, Martin Pitts Sr. of Tunnel Hill; two sisters, Jewell Henry of Ringgold and Sarah Hancock of East Ridge, Tenn.; three brothers, David Nelms of Tunnel Hill, Ray Nelms of LaFayette and Earl Nelms of Daleville, Ala.; two grandchildren, Summer Richardson and Jessica Robertson; two great-grandchildren, Emma and Sadee Richardson; and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel in Ringgold.

An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.