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Carter Louis Pitts April 13, 2020 - July 9, 2020

Baby Carter Louis Pitts, age 2 months and 26 days, passed away due to an unknown diagnosis, Thursday, July 9, 2020 in Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St Louis, Missouri. He was born April 13, 2020 in Springfield, Missouri the son of Chris Pitts and Abbey Onken of Ozark, Missouri.

Carter was a happy baby and loved watching cartoons with his brother, Braxtyn. He also enjoyed daddy’s stories and cuddling with mommy. Baby Carter was small but he left a huge loving impact on many lives and will never be forgotten. He is now an angel but his tiny foot prints left a lasting love on many broken hearts.

In addition to his parents, Carter is survived by a brother Braxtyn Pitts. Baby Carter is also survived by maternal grandparents Daniel and Cathy Onken, and paternal grandparents Carla and Steven Daniels and Richard Pitts.  As well as maternal great-grandparents Agnes Onken and Louis Starman, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Carter is preceded in death by his paternal  great-grandparents Bob and Charlene Schulte and maternal  great-grandparents Laverdos Onken and Eunice Starman.

A private memorial service with immediate family will be held August 29, 2020. Arrangements under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com.



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    Billy joe inman says

    So sorry to hear, we have two greatgran children the same age I can’t know how bad it would be to lose them we have to believe God had a place for your chield.

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    Carol (Taylor) Markel , Katrina ,and Celine Markel says

    Chris and Abbey and grandparents: I can’t imagine the heart ache of such a loss. Carter was such a darling little boy. His smile shows he knew he was loved. We are so sorry for your loss. We are cousins to Chris’s mom.