Dean Witt

Obituary of Dean Witt

Dean Reynolds Witt, 85, of Lynchburg passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2008 in Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Edward Rucker Witt, Sr. of 65 years. Born March 5, 1923 in Bedford County she was a daughter of the late Jessie Brown and Gracie Mary Dawson Reynolds. She was a retired employee of Sears Roebuck and a member of Chestnut Hill Baptist Church. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by three sisters, Lillian R. Collins, Fleda R. Hudson and Katie R. DeWitt and four brothers, Harry Brown Reynolds, Edward Dudley Reynolds, Andrew Jackson Reynolds and Lloyd Gill Reynolds. Mrs. Witt is survived by her son Edward Rucker Witt, Jr. and wife Elizabeth Carey of Forest; her daughter, Deborah W. Tilson and husband William of Gainesville, FL; grandchildren, Anne Carter Witt of Ashville, NC, Edward Rucker Witt, III of Forest, Jennifer L. Tilson-Speigleman and husband David of Oakland, CA and Sarah Ann Tilson of Bloomington, IN and two sister's-in-law, Virginia W. McQuarry of Lynchburg and Earline W. Reynolds of Inwood, WVA A graveside service will be held Monday 11:00 am in Fort Hill Memorial Park with The Rev. Randy Bower officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday 3-5:00 pm at Diuguid Waterlick Chapel. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider Chestnut Hill Baptist Church. .
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