Obituary: Agnes ‘Chris’ Pettit, 88, Ludington

November 4, 2019

Agnes Pettit

Obituary: Agnes ‘Chris’ Pettit, 88, Ludington

Agnes “Chris” Pettit of Ludington, formerly of San Diego, Cali., passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 at MediLodge of Ludington. She was 88-years-old. 

Agnes Marie George was born on January 26, 1931 in Baltimore, Md. She married Allen Joseph Pettit in 1949 in Norfolk, Va. where he was serving in the US Navy. He preceded her in death in 1988.

In addition to raising her three children, and working full-time since the age of 16, Agnes traveled to 42 states in the United States, as well as Europe, Canada, and Mexico. 

She was employed by Mervyn’s of California as a department manager until she retired in 1993 from the retail industry. 

Agnes enjoyed traveling, dancing, reading, gardening, and lovingly attending to the numerous homeless cats in her neighborhood. 

Agnes is survived by her daughter, Linda Pettit, of Chicago, and her daughter, Nancy Cousins, of Shelton, Wash. She also leaves behind a number of loving friends and neighbors. 

She was preceded in death in 2017 by her son, Allen Duane Pettit, of Waialua, Hawaii.

Agnes requested a private memorial service. The Pettit family would like to thank all of those who cared for her during her illness. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Community Cats TNR of Ludington. P.O. Box 384, Ludington MI 49431

Arrangements were provided by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.

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