OBITUARY

Peggy Pitts Nelson

May 30, 1933June 7, 2019
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Peggy Pitts Nelson, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully on June 7, 2019. She had just celebrated her 86th birthday. Peggy was an active resident at Holly Hall Independent Living in Houston and had many friends there. Born Peggy Joyce Schomburg on May 30, 1933 in Kenney, Texas to Ernest and Hilda Schomburg, Peggy married Kenneth Pitts in 1954, and their marriage was blessed with two daughters. She worked for Humble Oil and then for HISD until her retirement. Ken died in 1991, and Peggy married William ‘Bill’ Nelson in 2003. Peggy and Bill enjoyed life together until his death in 2013. Peggy is survived by her children Susan Pitts, Cindy and Ray Hoyt, Kurt Nelson and Craig Nelson; grandchildren Jessica and Ross Centanni, Raymond and Marie Hoyt, Christina Hoyt, Kenny and Stephanie Hoyt, Micky Hoyt, Samantha Nelson, Isabel Joyce Pitts, Diane Nelson and Eric Nelson; and great-grandchildren Emmy, Ivy and Gracie Centanni, Ava and Raymond Hoyt, Owen Hoyt, Holly Hoyt, and Perrin and Sagan Nelson. Friends are invited for visitation from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Settegast-Kopf Co Funeral Directors @ Sugar Creek 15015 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land TX. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4930 W. Bellfort Avenue, Houston. Interment will follow in Phillipsburg Lutheran Church Cemetery, Brenham TX.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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Biography

Peggy Pitts Nelson, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully on June 7, 2019. She had just celebrated her 86th birthday. Peggy was an active resident at Holly Hall Independent Living in Houston and had many friends there. Born Peggy Joyce Schomburg on May 30, 1933 in Kenney, Texas to Ernest and Hilda Schomburg, Peggy married Kenneth Pitts in 1954, and their marriage was blessed with two daughters. She worked for Humble Oil and then for HISD until her retirement. Ken died in 1991, and Peggy married William ‘Bill’ Nelson in 2003. Peggy and Bill enjoyed life together until his death in 2013. Peggy is survived by her children Susan Pitts, Cindy and Ray Hoyt, Kurt Nelson and Craig Nelson; grandchildren Jessica and Ross Centanni, Raymond and Marie Hoyt, Christina Hoyt, Kenny and Stephanie Hoyt, Micky Hoyt, Samantha Nelson, Isabel Joyce Pitts, Diane Nelson and Eric Nelson; and great-grandchildren Emmy, Ivy and Gracie Centanni, Ava and Raymond Hoyt, Owen Hoyt, Holly Hoyt, and Perrin and Sagan Nelson. Friends are invited for visitation from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Settegast-Kopf Co Funeral Directors @ Sugar Creek 15015 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land TX. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4930 W. Bellfort Avenue, Houston. Interment will follow in Phillipsburg Lutheran Church Cemetery, Brenham TX.