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James Melvin Pitts

Deceased: 02/04/11

age 72, of Bessemer, AL, passed away on February 4, 2011. Member of Bessemer Elks Lodge # 721. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Jackson & Eva Mae New Pitts. Survivors: wife, Dorothy Pitts; son, Jim Ritsma(Candace); daughters, Robin Maze(Gene), Rhonda Carmichael, Kathy Mcilwaine(Eddie), Deborah Turner(David), Susan Franklin; sisters, Wilma"Sis" Brown(Dan), Minnie Jean Coleman(John), Ann Farley(Ray), Edna Read(Dale); brothers, Grover Pitts(Eleanor), Charles Pitts(Dena); grandchildren, Ten; great-grandchildren, Three; Numerous nieces & nephews.. Funeral services will be held at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home February 8, 2011 at 10:00 AM with burial in Highland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 7, 5-7 PM at the Funeral Home