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Katherine Darl Mayfield Witt
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1921
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2008
Adams County
Illinois, USA

Katherine "Darl" Witt, 86, formerly of 1720 No. 12th died Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 10:07 pm in Good Samaritan Home.

She was born October 9, 1921 in Beverly, Illinois, the daughter of Lawrence and Alma Rhoades Mayfield. In November, 1940, she married Lyle A. Witt in Palmyra, MO. He preceded her in death September 22, 1949.

She was a graduate of Quincy Beauty Academy in 1952 and was a beautician for over 45 years.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she was an AWANA leader for many years. She was an avid gardener, and loved fishing with her grandchildren. Darl's greatest joys were her grandchildren and great grandchildren who affectionately called her, "Gorney". She was a person who would give of herself if someone was in need. Darl was a St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Carmen Taylor and her husband Donald E. of Quincy and Sue Dulaney and her husband Donald of Maywood, MO; 6 grandchildren: Mardell Harvey and her husband Bruce, Melissa Speer and her husband Jon, Melinda Oyos and her husband Mark, Matthew Taylor and his wife Kate, Douglas Baker and his wife Tali, Susan Smith and her husband Darren; 16 great grandchildren: Katie Harvey, Karli Harvey, Kristin Speer Damitz, Kylie Speer, Kelsey Speer, Taylor Grace Oyos, Samuel Oyos, Jonathan Taylor, Hannnah Grace Taylor, Joey Kathrine Taylor, Evan Miles Baker, Jentry Allen Baker, Jackson Reid Smith, Harrison Wade Smith, John Lyle Baker and Willa Hope Baker; a sister Louise Hendricks, and a brother, Dewey Mayfield, both of Mt. Sterling, IL. She was also preceded in death by her parents; 3 sister and 4 brothers.

Services: 2:00 pm Monday at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with the Pastor Matt Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery near Liberty, IL.

Visitation: 4-7pm Sunday at Hansen-Spear

Memorials: Calvary Baptist Church or Heartland Christian Ministries of Newark, MO


Family links: 
  Lawrence Mayfield (1891 - 1967)
  Alma Belle Rhoades Mayfield (1895 - 1959)
  Lyle A. Witt (1900 - 1949)
  Carmen Audrey Witt Taylor (1941 - 2008)*
  Lawrence Cordell Mayfield (1915 - 1918)*
  James Lindell Mayfield (1918 - 1974)*
  George Emery Mayfield (1919 - 1980)*
  Katherine Darl Mayfield Witt (1921 - 2008)
  Infant Boy Mayfield (1923 - 1923)*
  Audrey Evon Mayfield Baker (1924 - 1989)*
  Helen Rose Mayfield (1927 - 1933)*
  Harriett Jane Mayfield Friedhoff (1933 - 2003)*
  L. Louise Mayfield Hendricks (1938 - ____)**
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant View Cemetery
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Chad Kendell
Record added: Dec 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63168241
Katherine Darl <i>Mayfield</i> Witt
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