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Clara Pittman

May 6, 1927 – March 7, 2020

Canaan Baptist Church
1607 Monroe St. NW
Washington DC 20010
11AM Monday
March 16, 2020

Clara Lorine Pittman, a resident of Washington, DC departed this life on March 7, 2020 at the age of ninety-two (92).

Clara was born in Old Fort, North Carolina on May 6, 1927 to the late George Washington Logan and the late Irene Lytle Logan. Clara graduated from Hudgins High School located in North Carolina in 1947 and was the Valedictorian of her class.
She married Harry Pittman on March 8, 1951 and from this union was born four children.

Clara attended Canaan Baptist Church, Washington, DC faithfully until her illness; she was a member of the Flower Club. Though her illness did not allowed her to worship with her church family, the Deacons Ministry and Deaconess Ministry visited her every fourth Sunday to pray, sing songs that she knew and offer communion. The ministries kept her updated with newsletters and bulletins on what was happening at Canaan.

Clara devoted herself to a life-long of giving and donating to various charitable organizations including the Obama presidential campaign. Clara worked for many years for the Marriott Cooperation Hot Shoppes Restaurant until she retired on October 1, 1993.

Clara was the protective older sister of five brothers and four sisters. She leaves to cherish her memories brothers Thomas Wayne Logan (Lillian), Norman Logan (Cathy), George Perry Logan, Michael Logan (Jeannie); sisters Irishtine Bryson, Ruth Gardner, Glenda Thorpe (Haywood); her children Harriett Pittman and Anthony Pittman (Michelle); grandchildren Darnell, Olivia, Clara, Jordan, Joshua, Ashley; one great-grandson Landon and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband Harry, brother William Logan, sister Evelyn Taylor and children Keith and Stanley.


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