98th birthday: Monie Pitts

ADA — Monie (Dyer) Pitts is celebrating her 98th birthday. A card shower would be appreciated. Cards may be sent to Monie care of Vancrest of Ada, 600 W. North Ave., Ada, OH 45810.

Pitts was born September 12, 1923, in Magoffin County, Kentucky to Dennis and Amy (Dyer) Dyer. She was the 12th of 16 children and the only surviving child. She married Hearl Pitts and he died in 2007.

She has four children, Jimmie Pitts of Sidney; Eugene Pitts of Maumee; Carolyn Shepherd of Lima and Phyllis Miller, also of Lima. She has 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Monie worked for several years at Adams Canning Factory in Alger. She’s been a licensed minister for many years with the Old Original Free Pentecost Church of God at Jackson, Kentucky. Monie recently enjoyed playing guitar at church services.


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