February 2, 1948 - November 1, 2020
Beverly Ann Pittman was born on February 2, 1948 in Hughes, Arkansas to Addie Blanch Osborne and Ike Broyal. At a young age, her family moved to Chicago, Illinois and completed her education in the Chicago Public School system. While being a member at the New Life Baptist Church, Beverly sang in the church choir. There, she met the love of her life, Ezekiel Pittman, another choir member .They were songwriters for the choir and was also in the church’s Gospel Group. On September 18, 1965, Beverly and Ezekiel married and were inseparable ever since. In 1969, the couple moved to Detroit, Michigan where they decided to raise their beautiful family. During 55 years of love and marriage, Beverly and Ezekiel welcomed 4 children into the world, Darnice Michelle, DeWanda Nelvina, Cortez Ezekiel, and Sharon Evett. Throughout her life, Beverly accomplished many achievements and overcame many obstacles. Academically, Beverly received her Bachelor of Theology, Master of Theology, and Doctorate of Christian Council from Andersonville Theological Seminary. In her work life, Beverly was an auxiliary police officer for the city of Inkster, Michigan, a manager for airport security, and was an employee at Ford Motor Company, where she retired. In 1976, Beverly and her family joined the Romulus Community Baptist Church, under the leadership of Rev. Ned Copeland. In October 1983, after accepting her calling into the Gospel Ministry, Beverly was licensed and ordained by Rev. Nettie Gray of New Gethsemane Baptist Church. Beverly served faithfully at the Romulus Community Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Hiram Mcburrows for over 40 years. In 2008, Beverly co-founded Christian Faith Outreach Ministry with her son, Rev. Cortez Pittman. Due to the sudden passing of her son, Beverly took over as Pastor in 2015. For 37 years, Beverly happily served the Lord and preached the word of God to all who would listen. Beverly was all about her family. In her free time, her favorite things to do were prepare feasts for her family, shop, joke with her husband, spoil her grandchildren, read her bible, and listen to gospel music. She also enjoyed cooking her husband Zeke's favorite thing, fried okra. Beverly was truly a light in this dark world and she touched many lives. She was a classy and fancy woman who loved to dress in elegance. She was generous, kind-hearted, and could always give good advice. She was like a mother and grandmother to all who knew her. On November 1, 2020, Beverly was called home by her Heavenly Father. She leaves to cherish her memory; her husband of 55 years, Ezekiel Pittman, children Darnice Pittman-Black, DeWanda Pittman-Bailey, Sharon Pittman-Tucker, and was preceded in death by her son Cortez Pittman (Tonya). Beverly had 9 grandchildren, William Black III, Jasmine Black, Imani Pittman, Cortez Pittman Jr., Gervon Tucker, DaJa Nuckles, Nia Pittman, DonZell Nuckles Jr., and Tiffany Tucker. She is also survived by her Uncle, Lavon Osborne (Marcy), God-daughter, Chante Greene, and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is preceded in death by her Mother Addie Blanch Osborne, Aunt/Mother Charlene Osborne, Uncle Eddie Osborne, Aunt Dorothy Hill, Uncle Jeffery Osborne, Uncle Joe Osborne and Uncle James Osborne.
Beverly Ann Pittman was born on February 2, 1948 in Hughes, Arkansas to Addie Blanch Osborne and Ike Broyal. At a young age, her family moved to Chicago, Illinois and completed her education in the Chicago Public School system. While being a... View Obituary & Service Information
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