|The Culpeper Star-Exponent, Culpeper, Virginia,
July 18-19, 2012
Sarah Calvert Hitt of Brandy Station, Virginia,
died on Monday, July 16, 2012, at Culpeper Regional Hospital.
She was born in King George County on May 12, 1918, to the late William Allie Spillman and
the late Sarah Jones Spillman. Calvert lived with her family in King George on
"Como," the family farm, until she began her college education in
Fredericksburg, Virginia. Mrs. Hitt was a life-long teacher who taught grades five
through seven in the Arlington and Culpeper school systems. She graduated from Mary
Washington College and then received her master's degree in math from Columbia University
in New York. She married Claude T. Hitt in 1960 and they lived at Brandy Farm until
2005 when they began residing at the Culpeper Baptist Retirement Community. She is
survived by her stepsons, Louis Ford Hitt and his wife, Ann Hunter Simpson, of Hartwood,
Virginia, and Claude Thompson Hitt Jr. and his wife, Patricia B. Hitt, of Brandy Station;
four grandchildren, Travis Marsh Hitt and his wife, Dallas Hambrick Hitt, of Bluemont,
Morgan Ford Hitt of Culpeper, Jason Christopher Hitt of Brandy Station, and Leigh-Ann E.
Hitt of Rixeyville; and two great-grandchildren, Travis Marsh Hitt Jr. and Lucienne-Louise
Hamrick Hitt. She is also survived by two nephews, William A. Spillman III, his wife,
Beverly, and their children, Mary Alice, Beth and Ann; and David R. Spillman, his wife,
Linda, and their children, Michael and Sherri. Mrs. Hitt was preceded in death by
her siblings, William A. Spillman Jr., Gordon C. Spillman and Mary Alice Spillman Haley.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Found and Sons
Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper.
An online guestbook and tribute wall is available at www.FoundandSons.com. Found and Sons
Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is handling the arrangements.