Audice Lee Pettitt

February 19, 1934January 6, 2019

Audice Lee Pettitt was born on February 19, 1934 to Orval and Ola Pettitt in Havana Arkansas. He was the first of 5 children. He passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2019 at his home. He was 84 years young. He is preceded in death by his lovely wife, Wanda and his parents, Orval and Ola Pettitt. He is survived by his two sons, Ricky Pettitt (Leanna), Kevin Pettitt (Renee). His grandchildren, Timothy Pettitt-Reynolds (Steven), Kristy Pettitt, Brandon Pettitt (Joseph), Brittney Pettitt and Ashley Pettitt. His great grandchildren, Lilly, Logan, Noah, Ava, Maryssa, Serenity, Cali and McKenzie. His brothers and sisters, Helen Pettitt-Scroggins (Wayne), Harold Pettitt (Valerie), Leon Pettitt (Lorraine) and Joy Pettitt-Spears (Gene). His numerous Aunts and Uncles, nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

He married the love of his life on July 22, 1955, Wanda Lee Cates; they were married for 58 years until she passed away on May 10, 2013. He was drafted into the Army on December 13th, 1957. While in the Army he was at stationed Fort Hood Texas. He was a Marksman on the Rifle and received a Good Conduct Medal. On December 6th, 1962, he was honorably discharged from the Army. After the Army, they decided to move to California where his parents lived and went to work for his dad on the family farm. After his dad retired, Audi took over the farm. When the boys got older they helped their dad and that's when Pettitt farms was born.They all worked together until 1995 when he had to slow down and went to work for Walmart for 15 years until he retired in 2015. He will be greatly missed. We will be honoring our dad on January 17, with a viewing at Palm Memorial Worden Chapel located at 140 S. 6th St., Chowchilla, California from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and a Graveside service on the 18th at 10 a.m. at the Chowchilla District Cemetery, Chowchilla, California. Following with a celebration of life at the Little Theater located at the Chowchilla Fairgrounds.


  • Tim Pettitt (Reynolds), Pallbearer
  • Branden Pettitt, Pallbearer
  • Dale Clay, Pallbearer
  • Jeff Alford, Pallbearer
  • Tim Alford, Pallbearer
  • Stan Allen, Pallbearer


  • Visitation Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, January 18, 2019

Audice Lee Pettitt

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L Gray

January 24, 2019

My condolences to the family at this very difficult time. May you find comfort in God’s word the Bible at Revelation 21:3,4.

Violet Moore

January 13, 2019

I hope you find comfort in your memories of Audice.

Violet Carr Moore


January 13, 2019

My deepest condolences to the Family on the lost of your dear loved one may you draw comfort from God’s Love and from the Love and Support of Family and Friends to give you strength and peace during your time of sorrow

Kathleen Pierce

January 13, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. Death is excruciatingly painful. May you find comfort in the words of Revelation 21:4, where God promises to erase death forever. Wishing you peace, comfort, fond memories of Audi, and the hope of seeing him again.