A native of Christian County born September 14, 1918, she was the daughter of the late James David Witty and Sarah Frances Stewart Witty.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville conducted by Phil Dunn with private family burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mitchell Reeves, Adam Morse, Jerry Morse, James Thomasson, Roger Powell and Lynn Reeves. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Hayes, Chuck Cummins, Harry Weathers, Richard Dossett, David Dossett and William Dossett.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2012 at the funeral home.
She had retired from Duraco Products Co. and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include four sons; Gary Morse and his wife Margaret, Hopkinsville, Frederick Morse, Hopkinsville, Anthony “Tony” Morse and his wife Marilyn, Hopkinsville and Greig Cansler and his wife Connie, also of Hopkinsville, six daughters; Beverly Hayes and her husband Don, Hopkinsville, Julia Cheryl Meyer and her husband Glenn, St. Charles, MO, Andrea “Polly” Simok and her husband Dale, Muncy Valley, PA, Debi Powell and her husband Roger, Pelham, AL, Allegra Pace, Hopkinsville and Edythe Reeves and her husband Lynn, Hopkinsville, eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, James Ronald Thomasson who died January 20, 2008 and one grandson, Matthew Morse, who died July 30, 2005.