Mary Etta Rollins of Blountstown passed away Thursday, June 30, 2011, at her home at the age of 98.
She was born in Wewahitchka August 27, 1912, to the Late Ebenezer and Queenie Elizabeth (Nichols) Weeks. She was retired from the Florida Forestry Service and was the first female tower look-out in Bay County. She was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church, as well as The Florida Tribe of Eastern Creek Indians.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Charlie “Jake” Pitts and Earl “Gordon” Rollins; daughters, Agnes P. Roberts and Nancy P. Lee; five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
She is survived by two sons, Rufus E. Pitts and Gene Rollins, Jr. and his wife, Tonya, all of Blountstown; two step-sons, James E. Rollins and George Wayne Rollins, all of Blountstown; five daughters, Lovie P. Hall of Tallahassee, Elizabeth P. Roberts and her husband, Clyde, of Bristol, June P. Clemons of Clarksville, Norma R. King and her husband, Keith Gregg, of Blountstown, and Renee R. Munoz of Tampa; two step-daughters, Patsy R. King and Angie R. Champion, both of Blountstown; 33 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; and 60 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, July 8, in the Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Cypress Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, July 7, at Adams Funeral Home.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). On-line condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com