Margaret Pittman Elliott, 78, of Marion, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at her home, with her daughter at her bedside.

Margaret was born Dec. 17, 1940, in Buncombe County, to the late Floyd Pittman and Josie Wheeler Pittman. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and for the last several years had been attending Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her daughter, Teresa Fisher and her brother, Charles Pittman.

Left behind to cherish Margaret's memory are one daughter, Tammy Meadows (Ted); one brother, Cecil Pittman (Nikki); three sisters, Hazel Hensley, Sylvia Vess and Francis Parker (Howard); one sister-in-law, Shirley Pittman; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Friday, June 21, at Kirksey Funeral Chapel in Old Fort.

A funeral service to celebrate Margaret's life will follow at 12 p.m., with the Rev. Jeffrey Parker officiating. Burial will follow the service at Bethlehem Community Cemetery.

Those wishing to make a donation in Margaret's memory are asked to consider American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park Bldg. 1, Asheville, NC 28801. Kirksey Funeral Chapel of Old Fort is honored to be serving the family.

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