Martha Sue Pitts


Martha Sue Pitts age 85 of Bristol, Florida passed away peacefully on October
20,2023 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born to Mary Katherine
Fort and Johnnie Virgil Fort on July 25, 1938, in Kennett, Missouri. She moved to
Florida in 1974 where she worked as a manager at the Apalachee Restaurant and
was a Postal employee for many years. Sue wore many hats, but her most beloved
was tending to her grandkids, great grandkids, and baking cakes. Sue never met a
stranger, to know her was to love her. She was well loved and better known as
Grannie Sue to many in her small town. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Cazzie Hubert Pitts, her mother, Mary Katherine Fort Copeland, her father, Johnnie
Virgil Fort, stepfather, Loyde Copeland, her brothers, Jerry Ronald Fort and Nathan
Dale Fort, a sister, Barbara Jean Fort and her grandsons, Micah, and Caz Forbus.
Sue is survived by her children, Shelia Sirmons (Don) of Bristol, Florida, Lanny
Blackburn (Chris) of St. Louis, Missouri, Randy Blackburn of Bristol, Florida, Lisa
Rogers (Carlton) of Chattahoochee, Florida, Connie Keathley (Jody) Dundee,
Florida, Candy Walker (Jay) and Cammie Bowlin (Darrin), both from Havana,
Florida ; two sisters, Fay Franklin of Livonia, Louisiana and Kathy Thompson
(Larry) of Caruthersville, Missouri; 14 Grandchildren, Amanda Jackson and
Deanna Parrish, Susan Pigue and Lana Larson, Johnathan Blackburn, Gracie
Blackburn, Hayleigh Robinson, Josh Rogers, Heather Bryd, Eric Keathley,
Courtney Keathley, Dustin Bowlin, Dallas Bowlin, Cylas Bowlin and many great-
grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, a host of well-loved nieces and
nephews.Funeral services will be held Monday, October 23, 2023 at 2:00 pm (CDT)
3:00 pm (EDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Chris Goodman
officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol, FL. The
family will receive friends Monday, October 23, 2023 from 12:00 pm (CDT) 1:00
pm (EDT) until service time at 2:00 pm (CDT) 3:00 pm (EDT) at Peavy Funeral
Home Chapel. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy
Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.


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