Elsie DeWitt
Elsie DeWitt
  • August 14, 1925 - March 11, 2017
  • Mc Gregor, Texas

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Elsie DeWitt, 91, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 in McGregor, Texas. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 15, at 10AM at College Avenue Baptist Church in McGregor. Interment will follow in McGregor Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Tuesday, March 14, at Cole Funeral Home. .

Elsie was born August 14, 1925 to Eddie Morris and Lucille (Sheffield) Yeats in Port Lavaca, Texas. She was a longtime resident of McGregor and a member of College Avenue Baptist Church. She graduated in 1962 from Mary Hardin Baylor in Belton and also attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas. Elsie taught for 25 years in the McGregor Independent School District and retired in 1987. Elsie was also a member of the McGregor garden club and Eastern Star.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Earl DeWitt; sisters, Violet Williams and Fannie Brown; brother, C.W. Yeats.

Elsie leaves behind to cherish her memories, daughters, Marcia Bennett of Waco, Marla Moss and husband, Danny, of Richmond, son, Jimmy DeWitt and wife, Terri of Georgetown; grandchildren: Jacob Moss and wife, Ashley, Phillip Moss and wife, Melissa, Thomas Moss, Rebekah Moss, John Bennett and wife, Amy, Michael DeWitt and wife, Joanna, and Matthew DeWitt; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.