Emma Rebecca Pitts, age 83, of Hurlock, Maryland was called home from this present life to her eternal rest on May 28, 2021. She was born to the late Emma (Emmalee) Parker-Hamilton and Obediah Sample, Sr in Accomack County, Virginia on March 22, 1938. Emma Pitts was married to the late Edward R. C. Pitts and together they raised six children, three sons and three daughters and was a devoted wife and mother.

She retired from Easton Memorial Hospital in 2004 after being a nurse’s assistant and pediatric unit secretary for over 30 years. She was a member of Hurlock United Methodist Church and always warmed the hearts of everyone that she came in contact with.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one son, Edward D. Pitts of Hurlock, Maryland; six brothers, David and George Washington and William Sample from New York, Charles Washington from North Carolina, Irvin Sample from South Carolina and James Sample from Virginia.

Left to cherish her memories are her two sons: Robert Pitts and Dale (Andrea) Pitts; three daughters: Dianne (Robert) Williams, Simone (Troy) Brooks, Tina (Sherman) Perry residing in Maryland; thirteen grandchildren: Darnell E. Pitts (Angel), Shicona (Ernest) Dobson from North Carolina, James (Ashley) Brooks, Jasmine Brooks, Robert Pitts, Jr, Tamara Pitts, Attache Warner, Sherman Pitts, Shikeena Pitts, Dontrell Perry, Shermaine Perry, Nikia Williams, Briana Williams from Maryland; thirteen great-grandchildren: Kiasha, Amoni and Jeremiah Pitts, Kai Dobson from North Carolina, Moriah Pitts, Leiliana Lewis, Jalisa, Jakayla, Jai’mier, and Jai’anna Warner, Darryl and Dakota Jackson and Kamani Armstrong from Maryland; five brothers: Obediah Sample, Jr, Joe (Rosemary) Sample from Virginia, Thomas, David and Carl Washington from New York; seven sisters: Lula and Vanessa Bailey, Marie (Jerome) Hack, Jacqueline (Robert) Borden, Wilhelmenia Parker from Virginia, Alberta Hodges and Rochelle Hamilton from New York; two dearly beloved friends: Roxine Palmer and Ronda Courtney from Maryland.

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