WILSON - Mary Wright Parker Pittman, 83, died Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Wilson Medical Center.
Graveside Service, Thursday, 10:00 AM, Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. Marty Stebbins officiating. The family will receive friends at 1135 Kenan St NW.
Mrs. Pittman was born January 23, 1935 in Wilson. She was the daughter of late Josephus Derward Parker and the late Mary Wright.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Pittman Garrett Moore of Wilson; sister, Sarah Helen Parker of Minneapolis, Minn.; brothers, Alton Person Parker of Wilmington and Derward Hodges Parker of Kinston; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Parker Garrett of Wilson, Radford Marvin Garrett, IV of Wilmington, Matthew Pittman Garrett of Raleigh and Wilson, Ramsay Pittman Moore and Stephen Malory Moore of Wilson; two great-grandsons, Cader Parker Garrett and Michael Branch Williams.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dr. Malory A. Pittman, Jr.; sons, Malory A. Pittman, III, John Stephen Pittman and William Wright Pittman and her brothers, Dr. William Beauregard Young, Josephus Derward Parker, Jr. and Thomas Hackney Parker.
Mary Wright was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, St. Mary’s Junior College, and attended both Atlantic Christian College and UNC-Chapel Hill, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She made her debut in Raleigh, NC in 1954 and also represented her UNC sorority in the Sigma Chi Derby in 1956. She had been both a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader. Additionally, Mary Wright became a licensed interior decorator. From 1969-1975, she was a member of the US Pony Club where she served as leader of the Triangle Pony Club - Wilson from 1971-1974 and was a past member of the Wilson County Medical Auxiliary and Chapter Regent of the Wilson DAR.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, PO Box 1527, Wilson, NC 27894.