James Russell Pitts
James Russell Pitts, 64, of Waterford, died Nov. 18, 2017.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 25 at Greenfield Presbyterian Church in Waterford. Burial was in Springhill Church Cemetery in Waterford. Pastor Mae L. Palmer officiated. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Tomeka Wiseman Pitts; three sons, Toma Houston of Waterford, James R. Finley of Rockford, Ill., Jaharri Pitts (Riah) of Sidney, Australia; his father, Paul Pitts; seven brothers, Will Pitts, Kenneth Pitts, both of Aurora, Ill, Edward Pitts, Larry Pitts, Clifton Pitts (Dorothy), Robert Pitts, Calvin Pitts (Carol), all of Waterford; sisters, Edna Pitts, Evelean Pitts, Mable Davis (Curtis), all of Aurora, Dorothy Palmer (Ernest), Hattie Johnson (Luscious), Thelma Pitts, Regina Pitts, all of Waterford, Madelity Jamison (Alfonzo) of Nashville, Tenn.; and 12 grandchildren.