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Mr. Elton Pittman Obituary


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“You are in our thoughts and prayers and please know that we are sadden to hear of the loss of a wonderful person. Many happy memories in our...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jennifer Norris Dale - raleigh, NC

“Ms. Laura Lee, Gloria, andd Beverly and family....so sorry to hear about Mr. Elton....he will be missed....thinking of you all... ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Wanda Todd Strickland - Clayton, NC

“I remember Elton as being our school bus driver when I went to Micro. There were about 6 riding the bus and we had to walk a country block to meet...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Joyce Woodard - Raleigh, NC

“With deepest sympathy, may you feel God's comforting presence during this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Faye & Ricky Batten - Clayton, NC

“To Laura and family We are so sorry to hear about Elton's passing. I will always have memories of my conversations with Elton, especially those...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ron & Driscoll Crumpler - AR

“I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Pittmans passing. I always enjoyed seeing he and Mrs Pittman in their store. He was always willing to work with me no...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Phyllis Adams Feldbusch - FL

“To Beverly and all her Family, All my love and prayers going out to you during this most difficult time. Love, Ann Mackie ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Ann Garrard - cary, NC

“I first met Mr. Pittman 24 years ago when my wife and I were looking for a pocket watch chain for my Father-In-Law. I later began to collect Pocket...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Bright - Clayton, NC

“Mr. Pittman will be greatly missed by all that knew him. He was a wonderful man. He did all of my jewelery repairs and gave me a lot of insight on...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Marie Dupree - Clayton, NC

“Bev and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know your daddy was a very special man who was dear to a lot of people. I hope that your wonderful...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Crystal Blum - Raleigh, NC

“The Pittman Family, So sorry to hear about Mr. Pittman passing away. You andy your family are in our thoughts and prayers. The Driver's ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Elizabeth Ellis Driver/Joey and Olivia - NC

“Beverly and family, So sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you all during this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Hunt Hutchings - Wendell, NC

“Gloria and Bev, My thoughts and prayers are with you both. Your Daddy was a very special man and could bring a smile to your face. Love to you...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: LeeLyn Carter - Clayton, NC

“Beverly, Thinking of you and Sending you a big hug!! Love, Laurie ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Laurie Wrenn - Roxboro, NC


Elton Pittman, 89, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 28, 2013. He was born in Micro to the late Jimmie and Mattie Pittman. He owned Pittman's Jewelers in Clayton and he and his wife were in the jewelry business for 66 years. Elton was a devoted member of First Baptist Church, Clayton. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Laura Lee Pittman; daughter, Gloria Pleasant (Andy) of Clayton; daughter, Beverly Goodwin (Robert) of Fuquay-Varina; grandchildren, Paige Whitaker (Blake), Kyle Pleasant (Christina), Reid Goodwin (Melissa), Brooke Goodwin, two great grandchildren, Luke and Quinn Whitaker and a sister, Doris Bordeaux. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, J.L. Pittman. Services will be held 3:00 Thursday at First Baptist Church Clayton with entombment following at Pinecrest Memorial Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be Thursday one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Clayton, 411 N. Fayetteville Street or to SECU Hospice House, 509 N. Brightleaf Blvd, Smithfield, NC 27577. Condolences may be made to the family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements by McLaurin at Pinecrest, Funerals & Cremations, Clayton.