Mrs. Jeanette Pitts Witcher

berry-fhMrs. Jeanette Pitts Witcher

89, of Ruckersville Road, Elberton, wife of the late Thomas Brantley Witcher, entered into rest on Monday, April 17, 2017, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness.

Mrs. Witcher was born in Oglethorpe County on December 17, 1927, daughter of the late Juit and Onie Caldwell Pitts. She was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church and was a secretary having worked in the granite industry. Her greatest pleasure was cooking for and taking care of her family, who lovingly called her “Meme”.

Left to cherish her memories are her sons: Barry Witcher and Darrell Witcher, both of Elberton; sister, Estelle Parham of Elberton; two grandchildren: Macie Witcher and Brantley Witcher; two great-grandchildren: Benton Harris and Harper Witcher; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death her siblings: Floradene Hammond, Barbara Ann Shell, Ben Pitts, and Dewey Pitts.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be held 11AM, Thursday, April 20 at St. Francis Asbury United Methodist Church with Rev. John Younts and Rev. Tim Adams officiating. Interment will follow in Elmhurst Cemetery with Brantley Witcher, Mark Snell, Bruce Parham, Matt Brown, Ed Cleveland and Don Looney serving as pallbearers.

The family is at the residence on Ruckersville Road and will receive friends from 6-8PM Wednesday night at Berry Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested to make memorials in her honor to St. Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, 1016 Ruckersville Rd., Elberton, GA 30635.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Jeanette Pitts Witcher.

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