Mr. Billy Jack “Cotton” Kitts , age 75 of LaFollette passed away Monday, October 26, 2020. He attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and was a former heavy equipment operator. Cotton loved his family, especially his children and grandchildren, farming, gardening, and trout fishing. Preceded in death by Parents, Elbert Rose, Sr. and Gertrude Kitts; Brothers, Elbert Rose, Jr., Elmer, Boyd, Troy, and R.L. Kitts, and Sisters, Naomi Gillum, Lorene Rutherford, and Margaret Kitts.
Survivors: Children, Angie Green and husband Ernest, Greg Kitts and wife, Kim, Jackie Kitts, Zachary Kitts, and Desiree Kitts; Grandchildren, Katrina Welden and husband, Dustin, Julia Leinart and husband, Will, Kayla Rains and husband, Josh, Greg Kitts and wife, Anna, and Aundria Kitts; Great-Grandchildren, Madison Welden, Brantley Garner, Kolten and Rowen Leinart, Kimbree and Avery Rains, and Tytus and Rosie Kitts; Brothers, Larry Kitts and Wife, Kathy, David Kitts and Wife, Martha, Ronnie Kitts and wife, Della; Sisters, Barbara Carson, Geraldine Ayers, and Linda McCreary and husband, Don. Several Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020, 7:00 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Gillum officiating. A Private Interment will be held at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday before services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Fund, 147 Davenport Road, LaFollette, TN 37766 or Campbell County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 122, Jacksboro, TN 37757. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Billy Jack “Cotton” Kitts.