E. Roverta Pitts, 94, born to Eunice and Ewell M. Scott in Birmingham, Alabama, passed away peacefully at Brookdale Bear Creek Memory Care on June 29, 2017. She was a 47-year resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was a retired secretary whose career included time spent as secretary to the principal of Palmer High School. Among her many interests were a love of animals, painting and playing piano.

She is survived by her husband of 74 years, Colonel Morris B. Pitts (Retired). She was a devoted military wife, mother and grandmother to children: Pamela R. Brown (Jerry), Patricia A. Marx (Joel) and Mark B. Pitts; grandchildren: Scott M. Brown, Karen A. Brown, Sarah Kelly (Donovan) and Rachel Hungerford (Joel). She is also survived by great-grandson, Daegan Kelly. She was preceded in death by her brother, E. M. Scott, Jr.

Entombment at Shrine of Remembrance was private. Charitable donations may be made to a favorite animal related charity or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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