Merle Sasser Pitzer, 93 of Raleigh, NC, died on February 15, 2023. Merle was born to the late Leon Edison Sasser and Grace McKee Sasser of Hallsboro, NC.
Merle was an active member of Westover United Methodist Church since 1958. She considered the members of the congregation to be her second family. Merle was also an avid gardener, loving the time she spent in her yard. She enjoyed being with family, friends, and the Thursday ladies luncheon group.
Merle was Preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Kerner Pitzer and son, Arthur Kerner Pitzer, Jr. She is survived by her three children, son, Eddie Pitzer (Bonnie); daughter, Sue Harrington (Spence); son, Bill Pitzer (Mark), four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life visitation will be held on Saturday, February 25th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Westover United Methodist Church, 300 Powell Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27606.
Funeral service will be held Sunday, February 26th at 2:00 pm at Peacock Funeral Home Chapel, 1227 S. Madison St., Whiteville, NC. Burial will follow in Columbus Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Westover United Methodist Church.
Arrangements in Raleigh by Brown Wynn Funeral Home and in Whiteville by Peacock Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.peacockfuneralhome.net
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