Sara Pittman

Sara Elizabeth (Spears) Pittman, age 93,  of Spencer, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. She was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky on October 9, 1927 to William and Maxie (Melton) Spears. 

Sara married Charles Chelf in September of 1943 and they resided in Indianapolis where they raised four children together. She later married Richard Pittman. Sara was a housewife while the children were younger and later retired from Bowers Envelope Company in Indianapolis after 25 years. She attended the Family of God Church in Spencer and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She also liked gardening, watching birds and staying busy.

Sara is survived by her daughter, Patricia Turpin of Gosport, IN; two sons, Charles “Randy” Chelf of Greenwood, IN and Edwin “Russ” Chelf of Trevor, WI; grandchildren, Tina Bryant of Gosport, IN, Jim Standeford of Arizona, and many other grandchildren, great-granddaughter, Veronica Blanton of Arizona, many other great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents,  daughter Cora “Sue” Shoemaker, first husband Charles Chelf, second husband Richard Pittman, four sisters Irene, Mattie, Mary and Olene, and son-in-law Dallas Turpin. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer, IN with Dr. Diane Wells officiating. Interment will follow at Hudson Hill Cemetery in Gosport. 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 12:00 PM until the time service at the funeral home. 

Online condolences may be shared with Sara’s family at www.westparrishpedigo.com