Helen M. Pitts


    Helen M. Pitts was born on June 26, 1918 in Sligo, Missouri to James and Ora (Beckham) Quinley and passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at the age of 101 years.


    She married Cecil F. Pitts on November 10, 1950 in Cordell, Oklahoma.
    She worked at General Electric for 11 3/4 years. She was a member of Harvest Time Bible Church. Helen loved spending time with her family and helping out others.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ora Quinley; husband, Cecil on October 25, 2001; one brother; one sister; and daughter, Janice Lawson.
    She is survived by her daughters, Jeannie (Willard) Miller, Judy Tompkins, Cecilia Davis, Sharon (Doug) Scudder and Barbara (Brian) Mueller; son-in-law, Ron Lawson; sisters, Lola Hatcher and Ruth Daniel; 12 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday March 10, 2010 at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls, Illinois.
    Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls, Illinois.
    Burial was at the Oak Knoll Memorial Park.
    Arrangements under the direction of the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls, Illinois.