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George John Fitts

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:35 pm

George John Fitts, 85, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He died peacefully in his sleep at The Gardens of Social Circle Memory Care Unit.

George was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1933, the only child to George Fitts Sr. and Ruby Caines Fitts.

George started his career in banking at the Exchange Bank of St. Augustine, Florida, then later worked for The Florida National Bank of Jacksonville, Florida, where he met and married his wife of 58 years, Llsms. His career in finance brought him to Monroe in 1974 with Landmark Financial Services, then Georgia Central Bank, and finally Sherwin Williams Co., where he worked for 25 years. George enjoyed serving his community and helping customers. He was with Sherwin Williams until his retirement in 2012.

George was a Christian man who loved the Lord, his family, friends, neighbors and his country. He was an ordained deacon; taught Sunday School; sang in the church choir and senior adult choir, and was a charter member of the Men of Praise men’s chorus at First Baptist Church Snellville. He loved old hymns and Southern gospel quartet singing.

He is survived by his wife, Llsms Loyless Fitts; daughter, Laura Fitts Bell, and son-in-law, Gregory Bell; granddaughter, Katherine Harrison Winters, and her husband, Cody Winters; and grandson, Phillip “Andrew” Harrison.

George has one great-granddaughter, Miss Charlotte Diane Winters.

Services will be Friday, May 3, at First Baptist Church in Snellville. Visitation will begin at noon, followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. Flowers and memorial donations to the First Baptist Snellville Missions and Building Funds may be sent to First Baptist Church Snellville, 2400 Main St. E., Snellville, GA 30078-3361.