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Gloria Pitt

d. February 2, 2017

Gloria Pitt, age 63, of Havana, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at her residence.

She is survived by her husband, Bob Pitt, two daughters, Nicole Minor and Katie (Husband Kolby) Batterton; sister, Virgie Craig; four grandchildren, Gillian, Halicyn, Kenleigh and Kambree; nephew, David Craig and a niece Pauline Craig.

She is preceded in death by both of her parents.

Gloria was born on October 24, 1953 in Paincourtville, LA the daughter of Robert Albarado and Helen Daigle.

Gloria married Bob on July 27, 1974 and have been married for 42 years.

For most of her adult life, she spent caring for children in her home. Later, she worked in customer service at the local grocery store.

Gloria has been a member of the Church of Christ in Havana for over 30 years.

Gloria enjoyed spending time with her four grandchildren. She also loved gardening, bowling with her league and volunteering for the church.

Visitation for Gloria will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 5-8 PM at the Church of Christ in Havana, IL. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10 AM at the church.

Burial will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana.

Pastor Bill Boyce will be officiating.

Memorials can be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


  1. My deepest condolences to the Pitt family. I worked at the Bowling alley and knew Glo really well as a friend. Going to miss her dearly.

  2. My the good Lord hold you safe in his hands. May knowing how loved your mom was by so many comfort you. Gloria drought love and smiles to all who really knew who. She gave me so much more than I could of ever expected. The laughs and memories I have thanks to her are set in my heart forever.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May your wonderful memories bring you comfort in the days to come.

  4. Gloria,

    You fought a good fight! You were so strong! Fly high and be pain free. Thank you for all of the memories while we worked at County Market. Rest in Peace sweet angel!

  5. Aunt Gloria you are so loved! I feel blessed that we got to see you this past summer. My prayers and love are with Katie, Nicole and uncle Bob and the rest of the family. Today is truly a sad day for our family to lose such a beautiful woman. I am comforted knowing you will be pain free and suffering no more.

  6. So very sorry to hear this about Gloria, such a sweet lady she was. Fly high Gloria you are now pain free and with Jesus. My prayers are for her family whom I’m sure will miss her dearly.

  7. So very sorry, Marsha Thomas

  8. Prayer to Glorias family and friends. She was a amazing lady, truly one of a kind. Always had a smile on her face and if you talked to her you did too.

  9. May the peace of God surround all of you at this time of grief, but also joy knowing positively that your wife, mother and grandmother is in the presence of her Savior Jesus Christ, to whom she dedicated her life. I am blessed that I was able to know her and all of you when we lived in Havana and went to church together. Gloria was always a blessing in our shepherding group and at Bible study and wanted to know all she could about the word of God. She has now joined that great cloud of witnesses who are present at the throne of Jesus praising his name and completely pain free, never to suffer again. May all of you find comfort in this and look expectantly to the day you will join her in the heavenly realms. Ps. 30:5, 11; Is: 40:29-30; Rev. 21:4.

  10. We are so very sorry that your family has to go on without this beautiful soul. I know nothing we could do or say will make this easier for you uncle Bob or the girls and family but know we are thinking about you and wish we could be right there holding your hands. We are so blessed that we we’re able to know her even a little. Aunt Gloria was always a wonderful and kind person to us all. She will be greatly missed

  11. My deepest sympathy & condolences. I met Gloria last summer. It was such a treat! I wish I would of met her sooner so I could have spent more time with her. She raised a beautiful family! I pray the memories you created with her will ease your sorrow during this difficult time. God be with you & comfort you!

  12. I feel so blessed to have met Gloria last summer. My love and condolences go out to my cousin Bob and daughters Katie and Nicole. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  13. A beautiful soul……a loving person. I’m sure she will be missed by all, as she was truly one of a kind! Blessings to all of Gloria’s precious family, from ours.

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