Gloria Elaine (Pitts) Thomas

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Gloria Elaine Pitts Thomas passed away peacefully on July 8, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center at the age of 69. She was born June 14, 1949 to Joush Benjamin Pitts and Ella Sensley Pitts in New Orleans, She was married to Ivory Louis Thomas for 42 years. Gloria graduated from Capitol Senior High School in 1967. She obtained a B.S. degree from Southern University in Early Childhood Development and Elementary Education. She retired from Livingston Parish as a Kindergarten teacher. Gloria is survived by her husband Ivory Louis Thomas, three daughters Te'Shawn Melita Thomas (DeSean Preatto), Ellaine Devorn Thomas and Tami Jackson (Norman), 7 grandchildren, Trey Jackson (Keandra), Todd Thomas (Monei), Jyshua Antoine, Malachi Taplin, Carsin, Carlin and Carleigh Preatto. 4 great grandchildren, her mother Mrs. Ella Sensley Pitts , one sister Judy Pitts Reed(Nyles), Services will be held on Friday July 13th at Greater Greene Chapel AME Church. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. with service following at 11 a.m. Funeral services entrusted to Charles Mackey Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting school supply donations.
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Carney-Mackey Funeral Home - Baton Rouge
1576 Robin Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 774-0390
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 11 to July 13, 2018