Earline Joyce (Greene) Pitman

July 5, 2018

Earline Greene Pitman, age 82, of Frank, went Home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.  A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Mona McKinney Greene and wife of the late Donald Pitman who passed away in 2005.  She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Penny Buchanan and brother, David Greene.

            Earline loved her church, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where she held membership for most of her life.  She enjoyed flowers, particularly irises, and  she always looked forward to her Fridays with "The Lunch Bunch."  Earline was a loving mother and grandmother who adored her family.  She will be truly missed by all of those whose lives she touched.

            Left to cherish her memories are her daughters: Donna Phillips and  husband, Randy, of Spruce Pine and Ellen Clark of Elk Park; son-in-law, Doyle Buchanan of Spruce Pine; eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.  Several nieces, nephews and extended family members also survive.

            The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 10th from 4 until 5 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Funeral services will immediately follow at 5 p.m. at the church. Pastor Cameron Dula will officiate.  Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be:  David Greene, Jimmy Greene, Kevin Greene, Robert Greene, Brandon English and Jimmy Staton.  

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