Allie Pittman, age 80, of Biloxi, Mississippi, formerly of Wildwood, passed away peacefully in Gainesville, Florida surrounded by her children.
Allie was born on July 19, 1938 to Jasper and Edna (Roberts) Bronson in Wildwood, Florida. Allie married the love of her life and partner Vernon E. Pittman on March 12, 1963 in Tavares, Florida. Vernon passed away on January 23, 1997.
Allie was a loving wife and mother. She loved to garden and kept a beautiful lawn that was the envy of her neighbors. She was a long-term member of the TOPS club and at one time was the secretary. She loved to crochet and spent many hours making items for her family. She had an amazing love for animals of all sorts. For a period of time, she learned to drive a truck and teamed with her husband for over the road trips.
Allie is survived by her son Richard and Carol Pittman of Blacksburg, South Carolina, daughter Sissy M.J. and Richard Story of Stark, Florida, daughter Tracy and James Blease of Biloxi, Mississippi, sister Melba Bronson of Coleman, Florida, grandchildren Tasha, Davey, Michelle, Sarah, Josh and Kristen, and seven great-grandchildren.
Allie is preceded in death by her husband, parents, son Robert V. Pittman, sisters Flora M. Bronson, Lenora Ward, Marilee triplet, and Ola Barnes, and three grandchildren, Joseph Partridge, Jody Robinson, and Richard Pitman, Jr. There will be a visitation at Banks/Page Theus Funeral Home on Monday April 15, from 5-7 PM with a Funeral Service being held at Oxford Assembly of God Church on Tuesday, April 16th at 2:00 PM with burial at Adamsville Cemetery in Coleman following the service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association, The Gideon’s International, or the Humane Society.