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March 19, 1921-June 5, 2006

SELMA -- The funeral for Herbert Odell Pittman, 85, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. The Rev. Jasper Renfrow and Elder Harold Pittman will officiate. Burial will be in the Creech family cemetery.

Mr. Pittman was a native of Johnston County and was the son of the late Julius P. and Minnie Crumpler Pittman.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Helen Creech Pittman; one son, Thelbert Larry Pittman of Selma; two daughters, Deanna Grice of Selma and Connie Pittman Hallman of Knightdale; three brothers, Ralph Pittman of Smithfield and Harold Pittman and Donald Pittman of Selma; one sister, Joyce Lamm of Angier; and five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at at the funeral home.

Flowers are acceptable, or memorial donations may be made to: the American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va., 23058-5216; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1544, Smithfield, N.C., 27577.

Published in Obituaries on June 6, 2006 2:09 PM