Shirley June Pitman-Ketchum
Shirley June Pitman-Ketchum
  • January 29, 1938 - June 18, 2017
  • Carrollton, Texas

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Shirley passed away peacefully on June 18, 2017. She was born January 29, 1938 in Dallas, TX to John E. & Theresa Samford. She graduated from Adamson High School in 1956 and married her high school sweetheart, Jerry Pitman, on July 6, 1956. They lived in the Dallas area until 1979, relocating to Hillsborough, CA then to Houston, TX until Jerry passed away in 1988. She immediately moved back to Dallas to be with her family. She loved being Mimi to her grandkids, being with friends, music, traveling, holidays, golf and living her life to the fullest. She was a dedicated member of Freedom Life Assembly Church in Carrollton, TX for 20 years. She was very active doing mission work, mentoring, bible study, prayer group and more. She is survived by daughters, Cheryl Loosely (husband,Brad) and Cathy Chinnock (husband,Scott); 6 grandchildren Jeri, Christy, Taylor, Braden, Derrek, Hunter; 5 great-grandchildren: Alicia, Ryan, Avery, Travis, Charlie; brother, Ronald Samford; sisters Myrna Martin (husband, Fred) and Pat McCalla (husband, Donnie); preceded in death by her parents; brother, Sonny Samford; sisters Margaret Yates and Mary Wulff. The family will receive guest during visitation hour on Thursday June 22, 2017 from 6pm-8pm and funeral services will be Friday June 23, 2017 @ 12 noon both at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Special thanks to the Brookdale Plano staff & Brookdale Hospice nurses/staff. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Shirley to the Alzheimer's Association