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Samuel DeWitt "DeWitt" Fleming
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1933
Mississippi, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1945
Glen Allan
Washington County
Mississippi, USA

Dewitt Fleming, 12 years old, of Glen Allan, died in King's Daughters Hospital Saturday morning at 11:10 o'clock of an accidentally inflicted bullet wound in the head from a .22 rifle while deer hunting in the Glen Allan area.

According to reports reaching here Young Fleming was attempting to let the dogs out of the car for the hunt when his rifle slipped from his hands and fired.

The rifle bullet enered his head below the right ear and emerged below the right ear and emerged just above the ear. Rushed to the hospital here he died an hour later.

Dewitt was the son of S. R. Fleming, Glen Allan planter. In addition to his father he leaves two brothers, Luther and Eugene Fleming, Glen Allan and two sisters, Miss Maudie Fleming of Glen Allan and Mrs. Raymond Morris, Jackson.

Funeral services conducted by The Rev. W. D. Bennett will be held at the Methodist Church in Glen Allan Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial will be in Greenfield Cemetery at Glen Allan. Stovall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Delta Democrat Times (Greenville, MS), Sunday, December 30, 1945 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Rush Fleming (1894 - 1976)
  Sarah Ella Ray Fleming (1895 - 1945)
 
 Siblings:
  Ruby Jewel Fleming Morris (1918 - 2003)*
  Luther Edward Fleming (1919 - 1971)*
  Robert Eugene Fleming (1921 - 1989)*
  Maudie Ellen Fleming Britton (1923 - 2006)*
  Samuel DeWitt Fleming (1933 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenfield Cemetery
Glen Allan
Washington County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: B. Flowers
Record added: May 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90768534
Samuel DeWitt DeWitt Fleming
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