Carolyn Pittman

Obituary of Carolyn Newsome Pittman

Carolyn Newsome Pittman, 87, of Siler City passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill.

Mrs. Pittman was born in Hertford County, NC on June 26, 1934, the daughter of Troy and Lena Taylor Newsome.

Carolyn was a member of First Baptist Church. She spent her working years as a devoted Elementary School Teacher for 35 years. Carolyn enjoyed spending time in her yard working on her flowers. She had a great love for her cats. In addition to her parents, Carolyn is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Bruce Pittman.

She is survived by her sons, Gregory Pittman and (Jose Javier Chacon) of Pompano Beach, FL and Robin Pittman and (Vicky) of Greensboro; grandchildren, Ryan, Allison And Alexandra.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City with Rev. Jason Brogan officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the Smith & Buckner Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Chatham County Council On Aging, Meals on Wheels, P O Box 715, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Pittman family.

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Memorial Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home
230 North Second Avenue
Siler City, North Carolina, United States