Bidwell, Sandra Michelle Brumlow Pittman

Friday, March 2, 2018

Sandra Michelle Brumlow Pittman Bidwell, 50, of Rossville, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018. She was born in Fort Oglethorpe and was a lifelong resident of Walker County. She was a former employee of National Health Care in Rossville for over twenty years as a CNA. She attended Peach Orchard Church in Rossville

She is preceded in death by her step-father: Franklin Gene Foster, grandparents: James and Daisy Rollins; and several uncles.

She is survived by her mother: Mary Rollins Foster, daughters: Elizabeth (Ben) Brumlow Strickland, and Tiffanie (Bobby) Pittman, all of Rossville; siblings, Melissa Brumlow, Roger Foster, both of Rossville, Patty Leming, Joe Foster and Kevin Foster, all of Nashville; grandchildren, Heaven, Madison and Bentley Strickland, Paul and Gracie Caldwell; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. Saturday and from 2-8 p.m. Sunday.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 5 in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor J.D. Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park, Rossville.

Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes – Fort Oglethorpe. Online register book at

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