Class of 1938
Advocate, The (Baton Rouge, LA) - February 7, 2010
Deceased Name: Gatzman , Edna E. Pittman
Born May 27, 1921, in Portsmouth, Va., she was a longtime resident of Bogalusa and recently of Denham Springs.
Edna passed away on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at 11 a.m.
Edna was retired from Black and Adams CPAs and was a longtime member of Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial United Methodist Church and Jeans and Queens Square Dance Club.
She is survived by a sister, Rose Pollard, of Harrisonburg, Va.; daughter, Theresa Zeller and husband Ernest, of Walker; son, Tom Pittman and wife Susan, of Denham Springs; brother-in-law, Jabus Pittman, of Bogalusa; stepchildren, Sheryl Joseph, of Hammond; Bill Gatzman of Laurel, Miss., Lynn Ruble, of Pensacola, Fla., and Margaret Jones, of Tickfaw; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by father, Edward H. Everton; mother, Ruth H. Everton; sisters, Nina Seager and Jean Dixon; and husbands, Thomas Doyle Pittman and Ralph L. Gatzman.
Visitation at Pool-Ritchie Funeral Home, Bogalusa, will be on Monday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. until services at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Ponemah Cemetery, Bogalusa. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to ESM United Methodist Church, Bogalusa, or a charity of choice.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff and caregivers at Harvest