Bright-Holland Funeral Home

2601 Lamar Ave, Paris, TX


Barbara Ann Pitts

June 13, 1932June 24, 2020

Barbara Ann May Pitts, of Blossom, passed away this morning, June 24, 2020, at Heritage House, in Paris, Texas, where she had been a resident for several years. The former Barbara Ann May, was born June 13, 1932 to George Washington and Mary Anna Drennan May of Blossom. Barbara grew up in the Baptist faith, becoming baptized at an early age and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Blossom. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.

Barbara attended Blossom Schools and graduated from Blossom High School in 1949. After graduation she worked in Dallas, Texas for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and worked with them while living in Honolulu, Hawaii. Later, she enjoyed being a wife and mother, helping on their farm in Blossom.

On October 5, 1951, she married her High School Sweetheart, Billy W. Pitts. They were married at the Hicks Air Force Base, in Honolulu, Hawaii where Billy was stationed. He preceded her in death on December 28, 2005

Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2020 at Knights of Honor Cemetery, Blossom, Texas with Rev. Wade White officiating. No visitation is scheduled, but the family will be at the home of her daughter, Annette Pitts Case, 525 Young St., Blossom, Texas.

Besides her husband and parents, Barbara was preceded in death by one brother, Billy W May.

Surviving are two daughters; Annette Pitts Case of Blossom and Luanna Pitts Ballard of Paris; one granddaughter; Jessica Mitchell of Balch Springs, three great grandchildren; Layne Ward, of Arkansas, Delaney Fendley of Blossom and Ava Burket of Balch Springs.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.


  • Graveside Service

    Friday, June 26, 2020


Barbara Ann Pitts

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Patricia Johnston

July 1, 2020

Barbara was a special neighbor. She has been in our thoughts since we left Blossom. Annette, so sorry to hear of the loss. We have lifted you and Luanna in prayer for peace.
Pat Johnston

Andrea Price

June 28, 2020

Barbara was the sweetest lady ever. She loved her family and she enjoyed traveling with her daughter Annette. She adored old things and made them part of her life. She is whole again and for this I celebrate.

Robin Rooks

June 26, 2020

So sad to hear the news of your mom's death. I always remember her as a kind and loving person with a wealth of patience. Thinking of you tonight Annette and Luanna.

Jessica Mitchell

June 26, 2020

Jessica Mitchell

June 26, 2020

Nana loved all of her dogs very much. I know she’s already at the rainbow bridge with them