Virginia (Jena) Lipscomb Pitt, 97 of Scottsboro, passed away on Sept. 20, 2019 at her home after a brief illness.

She was a native of Scottsboro, graduated from Jackson County High School in 1940 and from Howard College, now Samford University, in 1944.

She was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority. Jim and Jena opened Jim Pitt’s Flowers, which later became Jim Pitt’s Gifts, which they operated together for over 26 years.

Mrs. Pitt is survived by her son, James Enloe Pitt III (Beverly) of Auburn; grandsons, James Enloe Pitt IV and Jackson Edward Pitt; sister-in-law, Nada Pitt of Great Falls, Montana; nieces, Jennifer Atkins of Memphis, Tennessee, Martha Richard (Rick) of Ooltewah, Tennessee, Paula Wall of Florida and Paula Kueber of Boise, Idaho and nephews, Jack Martin Pitt of Holly Springs, Mississippi, Dr. Mark Pitt of Blacksburg, Virginia and Patt Pitt of Olive Branch, Mississippi.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Enloe Pitt Jr.; parents, James Hambrick Lipscomb and Bess Moody Lipscomb; sister, Marie Lipscomb Baker and her husband, Charles Baker.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, from 12-2 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Scottsboro with funeral services immediately following with Pastor Shandy Dill officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Flowers are accepted, or donations can be made to First Baptist Church, 215 South Andrews Street in Scottsboro.

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