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Cecil Jerue Pitts

August 23, 1925 — October 4, 2018

Cecil Jerue PittsHickory TavernCecil Jerue Pitts, age 93, of 7154 Hwy 252, and husband of the late Rosie Lee Hellams Pitts, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at the home of his daughter.Born in Laurens County, he was the son of the late Joe Jerue and Frances South Pitts. Mr. Pitts was a US Army Veteran of both WWII and the Korean Conflict. Cecil was co-owner and operator of Pitts and Lollis Contractors for many years and later retired from SC Revenue Service with 25 years of service. He was a member of Friendship Presbyterian Church, Fraternal Order of Police, and also Woodmen of the World. Cecil loved farming and continued to do so until he physically wasn't able.Surviving are his children, Fran Pitts Atkins (Todd) of Moore, SC, and David Pitts (Rebecca) of Laurens; four grandchildren, Amanda Thomas (D.J.), Clayton Worthy (Jamie), Kyle Worthy (Olivia), and Joshua Pitts (Tori); eight beloved great-grandchildren; and special friends, Lynn Pitts, Billy Joe and June Pitts, and Mike and Von Mahon.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Friendship Presbyterian Church conducted by Dr. Robert D. Cathcart, Jr. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Military Honors.The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the committal.Memorials may be made to Friendship Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, 2094 Neely Ferry Road, Laurens, SC 29360.Condolences may be expressed online at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Cecil Jerue Pitts please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Friendship Presbyterian Church Cemetery
2094 Neely Ferry Road
Laurens, SC, 29360


OCT 7. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Friendship Presbyterian Church

2094 Neely Ferry Road

Laurens, SC

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