Tifton Gazette


June 11, 2014

Willie “Shakey” Jake Pitts

POULAN — Willie “Shakey” Jake Pitts, 50, of Poulan, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Phoebe Worth Medical Center in Sylvester.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors with the Rev. Ken Willis officiating. Interment will follow at Omega Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the residence of Mr. James Pitts, 500 Northwood St., Poulan from 5 p.m. today until noon Saturday.

Pallbearers will be Nicky Wiley, Corey Gunn, Ray Willis, Chris Holt, B.J. Pitts, Troy Pitts, Chris Stephens, Wendell Nolan, Twan Golden and Ronnie Conger

Mr. Pitts was born Feb. 6, 1964 at Itazuke Air Force Base in Japan to James Pitts of Poulan and the late Maxie Mae Harper Pitts. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Eugene Pitts. Mr. Pitts was a former truck driver.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his stepmother, who for 30 years he considered as his mother, Glenda Westbrook Pitts of Poulan; two sons, Willie J. Pitts Jr., and Troy Lee Pitts, both of Moultrie; three brothers, James Pitts of Poulan, Aaron Pitts of Cordele and Ronnie Conger of Norman Park; sister, Connie Ann Conger of Moultrie; grandson, Jake Pitts; two nephews, two nieces and three great-nieces.

You may sign the guest registry at www.albritton-beaumontfuneralhome.com. Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

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