Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Evans Funeral Home, Houston.

Shirley June DeWitt, 75, was born March 7, 1942, to Herschel and Violet (Garrison) DeWitt in Raymondville, Mo. She went to be with the Lord on Oct. 27, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a stepfather, Artie Ray; a sister, Martha Sue; and a niece, Brette DeWitt. Surviving are two sisters, Louise and Steve Baker of Black Cannon City, Ariz., and Dorothy DeWitt of Houston, Mo.; and a brother, Gene DeWitt and wife, Carole, of Raymondville, Mo.

Shirley attended first through fifth grade at Raymondville, spent sixth grade at Friendship and attended seventh-eighth grade at Tyrone.

Shirley accepted Christ at an early age and enjoyed attending church. She loved eating out and going no place in particular until a car wreck stopped all her fun time. She has resided in nursing homes since 1999. Shirley was at Licking Park Manor and later moved to Houston House in 2012.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Houston House, Three Rivers Hospice, Shawn and Lana Brown, Linda Evans and Evans Funeral Home for the special care to our sister, aunt and great aunt.

Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Lynn Gayer and Delbert Gayer officiating. Burial was in Tyrone Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Gene DeWitt, Richard Geisler, Richard Hall, Steve Southworth, Shane Rowden and Jay York. Honorary pallbearers were Dorothy DeWitt, Nicolle Edwards and Margaret Rowden.

The family respectfully suggests that memorials be made to Tyrone Cemetery, in lieu of flowers. To send an online condolence, go to


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