Hilda Lorene Pitts

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Hilda Lorene Pitts, 76, of Elizabethtown, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at her home.

She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 122 and retired from environmental services at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Maggie Smith Butler; and three sisters, Anna Benman, Faye Farmer and Ruby Butler.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Carl J. Pitts Sr.; a daughter, Kimberly (Lonnie) Basham; two sons, Carl J. (Sandy) Pitts Jr. and Garry Ray (Katherine) Pitts; five sisters, Winifred (Glenn) Goss, Helen (Steve) Deters, Margie (Robert) Turner, Judy (Doug) Rose and Mary Elizabeth Bullis; a special nephew, James Butler; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The funeral was Monday, April 2, in the chapel of Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with John W. Teegarden officiating. Burial was in Hardin Memorial Park.

Visitation and an Eastern Star service were held at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Central Kentucky.

To express an online condolence and light a memory candle, visit www.dixonatwood.com.