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Mrs. Viola Williams Pitts

February 24, 1946 ~ March 9, 2021 (age 75)

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Mrs. Viola Williams Pitts was born on February 24, 1946 in Newport News, VA.  Viola passed away peacefully on March 9, 2021 surrounded by her children.  Viola was a graduate of Huntington High School and Norfolk State University.  She was a deeply devoted and faithful member of Ivy Baptist Church and an active member of the Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.


Viola was married to the love of her life, the late Richard “Pop” Pitts, Sr. for over 50 years. She leaves a lifetime of treasured memories to her children, Dr. Rosalyn Pitts Clark (Jeremy) and Richard S. Pitts, Jr. (Jennifer) and grandchildren Jeremy L. Richard Clark and Kyara Menns as well as a host of family, friends, and Sorors.


A viewing for Mrs. Pitts will be held at C.C. Carter Funeral Home on Friday, April 9, 2021 from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM.


A joint celebration of life will be held for both Pop and Viola Pitts at Ivy Baptist Church on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM.  COVID-19 restrictions will be strictly enforced.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Ivy Baptist Church’s Richard “Pop” & Viola Pitts Scholarship fund.


Professional services for Mrs. Viola Williams Pitts have been entrusted to C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.


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A Walk Through Viewing
April 9, 2021

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
C.C. Carter Funeral Home
3314 Roanoke Ave
Newport News, VA 23607

A Joint Celebration of Life
April 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Ivy Baptist Church
50 Maple Ave
Newport News, VA 23607

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