____________________________________________________________________________ Mrs. E.C. Witt Dead Mrs. E.C. Witt, aged 78 years and 11 months, died at the home of her son, John Witt of Shawmut, last Saturday after several weeks illness and several months ill health. Mrs. Witt was born near Murfreesboro, February 11, 1851, and died January 11, 1930. She had been a devout member of the Methodist church for 60 years. She is survived by four children: Mrs. E.L. Parsons of this place (Delight), John H. and Been F. Witt, of Shawmut, and J.M. Witt of this place, besides 14 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her death. Funeral services were conducted Monday at the Lee cemetery by E.L. Duren, pastor of the Baptist Church of this place. ____________________________________________________________________________ Pike County Tribune, Volume 8, Number 48, January 17, 1930, page 1, column 1. ____________________________________________________________________________ HTML file and design by David Kelley, 1997. All rights reserved.