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Osbern Lee DeWitt
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1896
Death: Feb. 22, 1963

Mr. DeWitt was a PVT in the US Private Air Service WWI

Sabine Index, Many, La., Mar 1, 1963

Funeral services for Osborn L. DeWitt, age 67, who died Feb. 22, was conducted at Zwolle First Baptist Church, at 3 p.m., Feb. 23, with Rev. Earl George, Rev. M. L. Boland, Rev. B. T. Scrivner officiating. Interment was in Zwolle Cemetery, under the direction of Warren Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were C. G. Bullard, J. J. Graves, V. W. Chase, J. M. Campbell, V. H. Salter, W. O. Wright, James Salter, Roy Sibley.

Honorary pallbearers were Max Brown, W. W. Holmes, Robert Pearson, J. M. Isgitt, B. F. Barnhill, R. E. Peterson, and members of the Golden Age Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Ruth DeWitt of Zwolle; sons, Doyle DeWitt of Zwolle, Edward DeWitt of Shreveport; brother, A. A. DeWitt of Zwolle; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Fletcher of Shreveport, Mrs. Edna Sayes of Center Point, La.; four grandchildren.

For many years, he was associated with a local lumber company, and active in civic affairs, and a deacon of the First Baptist Church of Zwolle for 27 years.

(submitted by Duffie & Kathy)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Uriah E. DeWitt (1869 - 1948)
  Emma Louise O'Neal Dewitt (1872 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Jeanette Williams DeWitt (1903 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Edward Payne DeWitt (1925 - 2011)*
  Doyle Ray DeWitt (1927 - 2005)*
  Alton Lee Dewitt (1934 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bertha Dewitt Fletcher (1894 - 1981)*
  Osbern Lee DeWitt (1896 - 1963)
  Aubrey Alton DeWitt (1903 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zwolle City Cemetery
Zwolle
Sabine Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Nelda Click
Record added: Dec 20, 2011
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Osbern Lee DeWitt
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