Obituary for Shirley Pitre (Day)
Shirley Day Pitre passed away peacefully on November 29, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born in Slaughter, LA on February 18, 1935.
Visitation will be held at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc., in Zachary, LA on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 4:00 pm until service time at 6:00 pm conducted by Pastor Leroy McElveen. Graveside service will be at 11:00 am on Monday, December 4, 2017 at LA National Cemetery, Zachary, LA.
Mrs. Pitre was a member of Red Bluff Baptist Church in St. Helena Parish. Past memberships include First Baptist Church of St. Francisville and Foster Road Baptist Church in Baton Rouge. Mrs. Pitre loved the Lord and taught Adult Bible Classes for many years. She worked as a church secretary for Foster Road and Istrouma Baptist Church. She graduated from Istrouma High School in 1952 and married her high school sweetheart, Harold Pitre in 1953. She is survived by a brother, Tom M. Day and five daughters and son in laws, Dr. Jerry and Lou Ann Thomas, Richard and Susan Love, Jimmy and Karen Miller, Jerry and Laura Jones, and Todd and Carol Campbell, Eleven grandchildren, Dr. Jason and Kathryn Thomas, Juston Pitre and Angela Thomas, Lander and Melissa Thomas, Joanna Day Thomas, Jennifer and Caleb Wilkinson, Jim and Hannah Miller, Cathy and Gary Mason, Christopher and Donna Jones, Jarred Jones, Morgan and Wyatt Campbell, Thirteen Great Grandchildren, Evelyn, Jon-Ashton, Lily, Abrie, Landry, Rush, Cole, Katelynn, Camryn, Jesse, Conner, Hunter and Parker. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Harold Ray Pitre, grandson, Jonathan Love and parents, T.H. and Ollie Day. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. The family would like to thank the Mondern Home Health and Hospice Team for their loving care.