Obituary for Thelma Pettit
Thelma E. Pettit 91, passed away on November 20, 2017. She was born in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 15, 1925.
She was the daughter of Robert E. Barnett and Evie E. Barnett. She was predeceased by her loving husband Alva Q. Pettit, Jr. and son Alva Q. Pettit, III. Also predeceasing Thelma were her sisters Elizabeth Simms and Mary Ellen Gurr.
She is survived by daughters, Pamela Lominac (Gerald), Kathryn Baker, Susan Ernst (Mark), and one son, Samuel Pettit (Ann); Grandchildren Randy Hopkins, Amy Leonard, Sara Opperlee, James Walker, Jr., Mary Walker, John Walker, Deborah Dacres, Michelle Ream, William Nestler, Kristina Lausier, Lauren Ernst and Garrett Pettit; Nephews Michael Gurr, Timothy Gurr and James Simms; Niece Dottye Marbry; 17 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 10:00 until 11:00 am at Jennings Funeral Home, Tampa, with a funeral service beginning at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, Florida.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Shriners Hospital for Children, 12502 USF Pine Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612. For Shriners Hospital Memorial and Tribute gifts call 813-975-7118.