Friday, November 23, 2007

Mary Ellen Pitts, 78, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville.

She was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Idabel, Okla., the daughter of Charlie and Mollie (Cockerham) Pitts. She was united in marriage to Dewey Buford Burgess and later to Carroll E. Weatherly, both preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, Johnny Pat Weatherly.

Survivors include: two sons, David Burgess, of Cassville, and Michael Weatherly, of Roswell, N. M.; a daughter, Carolyn Winkler and an adopted daughter, Kathryn Sites, both of Kingston, Okla.; several brothers; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She received her education in Idabel, Okla. She was a homemaker and moved from Kingston, Okla. six years ago to Cassville to make her home. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Cassville.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Local arrangements were by Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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