An Air Force wife for 24 years, she traveled the country while raising two children and supporting her husband. She was active in Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), as well as a substitute teacher in the Desoto school system.
Survived by her husband, Richard J. Pettit, Ph.D.; her children, Brad Pettit and Barbara Barb; and her grandchildren, Adam and Kelsey Pettit. Proceeded in death by her parents, Henry and Melba Woodall; her sister, and her grandson Matthew. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
A viewing will be held on Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Jaynes Memorial Chapel, Duncanville TX.
Her life will be celebrated on Saturday, August 13, 2016, between the hours of 3:00 and 5:00 PM at Jaynes Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to charities focusing on the protection of children or battered women.