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May 16, 2013

Lorene Pitman

May 28, 1926 - May 14, 2013

Lorene Pitman, 86, Kokomo, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at her residence. Lorene Pitman was born May 28, 1926, the daughter of Samuel Embry and Luella Tate Embry in Dardanelle, Ark.  

She retired from Delco Electronics in 1995 after 30 1/2 years of service. She gave her life to Christ at an early age. She was a member of Second Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a teacher in the Junior Church Department and had been president of several auxiliaries. She was also a member of the U.A.W Local 292. She loved spending time with her family. Her hobbies were bowling and ceramics.

She is survived by her daughter, Anita L. Ellis (David Moore), St. Louis, Mo., nieces (she raised), Emma Twitty, Illinois, Patricia and Joyce Wiley, Delores Wilson, Evelyn Jackson and Kathryn Blackman, all of Atlanta, Ga.; brother, Vernon E. Embry (Ruth), Kokomo; sisters, Vivian Embry and Nina L. Calhoun, Kokomo; grandsons, Lentez and Brandon; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son and two sisters.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor Robert A. Lee will be the officiant and eulogist. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday. Burial will be in Crown Point Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Second Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Bluitt & Son Funeral Home. Online condolences can be left at www.williamsandbluitt.com.

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