Edward Miley Pittman
Ed Pittman, son of Mr. & Mrs. Joe Pittman was born May 20, 1891,
in Jefferson county, Illinois and departed this life December 14, 1943
at the age of 52 years, 6 months, and 24 days.
On April 2nd, 1912 he was married to Dora Barnett. To this union three
children were born; Mrs. Pauline Phillips of St. Louis, Mrs. Bob Ed Moss
of Harrisburg, and Arthur, who is in the United States Army in Camp at Los
He spent the greater part of his life in Jefferson county as a farmer
and an employee at the Mt. Vernon Car Shops. The last few years he had
been in failing health and being unable to work the last few months he
made his home with his brother Willie and was there when the end came.
He leaves to morn his going his three children, one granddaughter,
Jean Ellen Moss, his father, two brothers, Willie of Mt. Vernon, Finley
of Scheller, three sisters, Mrs. Elsie Lewis of Peoria, Mrs. Ruth Panzer
of Waltonville, Mrs. Earl Davis of Waltonville, one half brother Lawrence
Pittman near Scheller, one half sister Mrs. Beulah Tefft of West Frankfort.
Other relatives and friends will sadly miss him.
Submitted by Mary Jane Ohms
June 5, 2001