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Originally published: 2013-03-12 13:34:33
Last modified: 2013-03-12 13:34:33

Mary Kathleen Teague Pitts

Mrs. Mary Kathleen Teague Pitts, 77, of Blowing Rock passed away Sunday night at Blowing Rock Hospital. Born March 22, 1935, in Watauga County, she was the daughter of the late Fred Alton Teague, Sr., and Novella Auton Teague.

Mrs. Pitts was a retired Supervisor from Shadowline where she worked for 32 years. She was a former member of the Blowing Rock Church of God and a current member of New Covenant Church of God. Kathleen enjoyed baking cakes and sharing them with her many friends.

She is survived by one daughter, Lynda Norris and husband, Don, of Todd; two sons, Rev. Dennis Pitts and wife, Melody, of Hickory and Kenneth Pitts and wife, Hope ,of Washington; two brothers, Billy A. Teague and wife, Juanita, and Thomas Boyd Teague all of Lenoir; her grandchildren, Crystal Shelton and husband, Eddie, of Statesville, Carrie Dietrich and husband, Matthew, of Hickory, Mark Norris and wife, Karen, of Valdese, Dennis Pitts, Jr. of Ponchatoula, La., and Dustin Pitts and fiancee, Lauren Davis, of Hickory; 11 great-grandchildren and a special friend, Steve Ford. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence "Shorty" Pitts; four brothers, Fred Teague, Jr., Malcolm Teague, Charles Teague and J. D. Teague, and one half brother, Dale Auton.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Kathleen Teague Pitts will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Officiating will be the Rev. Mark Norris and the Rev. Gary Shew. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to The Church of God Children's Home, 3485 Orphanage Circle, Concord, NC 28027.

Online condolences may be shared with the Pitts family at

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Pitts family.

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