LAURINBURG — Dorothy Lucille Coates "Dot" Pittman, 85, passed away to her Heavenly home on Dec. 26, 2015.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Springfield Church of God officiated by the Rev. Dave Shoemake and the Rev. Sam Trotter. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.
Dorothy was born on July 21, 1930 in Scotland County, daughter of the late Boyd U. and Annie Mae Woodell Coates. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who truly loved spending time with her family. She worked in textiles with Waverly Mills for many years.
Before her illness, she served as a faithful member of the Springfield Church of God. Dot loved people and was a devoted prayer warrior and a wonderful listener and counselor; her true joy came from helping others. She also enjoyed reading, traveling and the visits from her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Boyd Coates, Jr. and Franklin D. Coates and sisters Lillian Stanley, Beatrice Weiland, and Elise Gause.
Dot is survived by her loving husband of 62 years Jackson "Jack" Lee Pittman of the home, her daughters Jannett Lucille P. Trotter and husband the Rev. Sam Trotter of Pickens, South Carolina and Dorothy P. "Ronota" Bass and husband Alton Bass of Laurinburg, her brother Richard "Ricky" Coates of Laurinburg and sister Eulden "Lady" Baber of Surfside Beach, South Carolina, seven grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, many nieces and nephews, and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. prior to the service on Tuesday at the Springfield Church of God.
Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.