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Family, friends say goodbye to GSU student McKay Pittman

ALPHARETTA - Family and friends remembered the life of McKay Pittman Saturday during a memorial service at the First Baptist Church of Alpharetta on Saturday.

Pittman, 21, was one of five Georgia Southern nursing students killed Wednesday in a multi-vehicle accident. The young women -- Emily Clark,of Powder Springs; Caitlyn Baggett, of Millen; Morgan Bass, of Leesburg; and Abbie Deloach, of Savannah -- were traveling to St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah for their final clinical rotation of the school year.

Two others -- Brittney McDaniel, of Reidsville; and Megan Richards, of Loganville -- were injured in the wreck.


Pittman's obituary
describes a young woman who "dedicated her life to serving others." The 21-year-old Milton High School graduate was a student ambassador and president of Georgia Southern's chapter of the Alpha Delta Chi sorority. Pittman's family has established a memorial fund; donations can be made at any Wells Fargo branch in the name of the McKay Pittman Memorial.


The funeral for Emily Clark will be Sunday, Apr. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at Burnt Hickory Baptist Church in Powder Springs. Clark, 20, was on the president's and dean's lists at Georgia Southern, and was part of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority's executive council, according to
her obituary
. She graduated with honors from Harrison High School, where she was a cheerleader. In lieu of flowers, Clark's family asks that donations be made to Alpha Delta Pi philanthropy for the Ronald McDonald House.

The university has established a memorial fund to honor the victims. Donations can be made online or mailed to:

Georgia Southern University Foundation
P.O. Box 8053-02
Statesboro, GA 30460



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