Jim Ferguson Pitts, 90, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Pitts of Center View, Texas, on June 16, 1918. He was a member of Farley Street Baptist Church. Jim married Eva Ruth Davis Pitts on Sept. 12, 1936, in Waxahachie. She passed away in 1999. In 2003, he married Margaret C. Brown.

He is survived by his wife,

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends

Jim farmed in and around Palmer and Ferris in the early 1930s and worked at Chance Vaught. He retired in 1989, after serving as a barber for 31 years in and around Pleasant Grove, where he owned his own shop for 10 years.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Wayne Boze Funeral Home. The celebration of life service is planned for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, in the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel of Wayne Boze Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home.