PINNACLE — Mrs. Violet Pettitt, 78, of Pinnacle, widow of the late Victor Allen Pettitt, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013, at Forsyth Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Pinnacle United Methodist Church with Bro. Kenny Heath officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Cox-Needham Funeral Home and other times at the home of Randy and Diane Pettitt, 1065 Pettitt Road, Pinnacle, NC 27043.