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“For so many years I have wondered about the Witt family of Huber Camp. So sorry to have located you this way. My condolences and extended sympathy...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Christeen Creel Bauer - Lamar, CO

“I would like to express my sympathy to your family. As I read through the loving messages I too remember the loving Mrs. Witt. Another one of the...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Cathleen Creel-Thompson - OK

“Jerry, you and Ophelia were always the best of friends; we've shared so many happy times together with kids, friends, and church. You've had a...Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Mary Thorpe - Talent, OR

“Diana & family, I am so sorry about your loss. I still remember Marla & her sweet baby girl. Now your Mom gets to see her again (& your brother)God...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Margaret & Tony Boyd - Highlands, TX

“We have wonderful memories of Ophelia as we grew up in Huber Camp. She was so kind and caring to all the "Huber" kids. We are glad we were able to...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: Kathy (Masters) Molina - Baytown, TX

“Jerry, So saddened to learn of Ophelia's passing. I have many fond memories of you both as my special neighbors on Woodcrest. Though our paths...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Jan (Allison) Sexton - Houston, TX

“Diana, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Suzanne ”
7 of 28 | Posted by: Suzanne Alimena - Baytown, TX

“So sorry to hear about Ophelia's passing. I have many happy childhood memories of her family. Praying for comfort and healing for your families. ”
8 of 28 | Posted by: James Westbrook - Gainesville, TX

“I am deeply saddened to hear we lost "Aunt" Ophelia. My earliest memories in life are of her and all the Witt family back in Huber Camp. She kept...Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: David West - San Antonio, TX

“Jerry and Dianne: So sorry to hear of the passing away of Miss Ophelia. I have fond memories Of her I will always remember her smile and sence of...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: Shirley Butler - Baytown, TX

“Jerry & family, I am very sadden to hear of Ophelia's passing. I will always remember as very caring and loving person. She will be greatly missed...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: John Plumlee - Dallas, TX

“We are so saddened to hear of Ophelia's passing! She will be greatly missed by all of us. We have you in our prayers. Love, Jean & Danny...Read More »
12 of 28 | Posted by: Jean & Danny Morrison - TX

“Jerry, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family. I always enjoyed visitng with Ophelia on her many bus trips with me at Lee...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Lynne Foley - TX

“Jerry, you know how much Ophelia meant to us. Some of the best memories of our child hood were spent with her. Although Hinkey and I did not know...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: E.W & Billie June Plumlee Willingham - TX

“Dear brother Jerry and family. Please accept our loving deepest sympathy for the passing of your dear lovely and loving wife Ophelia, our dearest...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Dan & Shriley Torres - Bellingham, WA

“I just finished reading the tributes that have already been posted ... the words are beautiful and say so much about Ophelia: special Christian...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: Edra Compton Green - Kansas City, MO

“Jerry, My sympathy to you and your family.My thoughts and prayers are with you.May God bless you and comfort you.Nancy ”
17 of 28 | Posted by: Nancy Witt - Abilene, TX

“Mr. Witt and Family - I am so very sorry to hear of Mrs. Witt's passing. She was such a precious soul who meant the world to me and my family. All...Read More »
18 of 28 | Posted by: Kerri Crawford Harvey - Baytown, TX

“Dear Jerry and family, my beloved Johnny (who passed away 1 year ago) would want me to send you my condolences for him. He thought the world of you...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: Peggy Faulk Ellender - Crosby, TX

“My prayers go out to Jerry, Linda and Diana and all the family in this time of great personal loss. But, I also rejoice with Ophelia and them in her...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Jimmy Carithers - Houston, TX

“Ophelia was like a beautiful thread sewn through our family's tapestry - in that ... even living off from the Gainesville relatives, she and Jerry...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Sharon (Westbrook) Brown - Spring, TX

“Mr Witt, Linda, Diana and the whole family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful sweet lady,one...Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: Ava DeShazo Huron-Foreman - TX

“Prayers and thoughts are with the family. Sincerely, Jeannie Plumlee Lavender Youngest Daughter of the Late Dupont Bonner Plumlee Uncle to...Read More »
23 of 28 | Posted by: Jeannie Plumlee Lavender - TX

“Jerry and Family: I am so sorry to hear about Ophelia's passing. I always admired and loved her so much. She was so kind and loving to me,...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Margaret Crawford - Canyon Lake, TX

“We join with the Family , Friends and Neighbors with our thoughts and prayers for our loss. Our neighborhood will never be the same. Love Glenda...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Glenda and Bob Wright - Baytown, TX

“Ophelia was such a special lady and sweet friend who gave the best hugs. Heaven has gained an extra special angel!! Much love and prayers for you,...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: Beverly (Hobbs) Duke - TX

“We have great memories of our Aunt Ophelia laughing deeply and long. She always made us feel welcome in her home. Mark ”
27 of 28 | Posted by: Mark Hart - Fair Oaks Ranch, TX

“Dear sweet Aunt Ophelia will be greatly missed! She 'adopted' our family years ago. I feel blessed to have loved and be loved by her. My heart...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: D'Ann Proctor-Gonzales - TX


Ophelia May Witt, 84, of Baytown, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012 in Baytown. She was born May 31, 1927 in Borger, Texas to her late parents, Charlie Hart and Genie Plumlee Hart, was a longtime resident of Baytown and a faithful member of Pruett and Lobit Church of Christ. Mrs. Witt was a dedicated Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and special friend who always displayed her loving care and special humor until her last moment. Her favorite hobbies included photography, scrapbooking, collecting and making porcelain dolls and most of all, taking care of her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; children, Lacy Wayne Witt, Marla Sue Burt and Clifton Ray Witt; brothers, Marlin Hart and Marvin Hart and a grandchild, Susan Reigh Burt. Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Jerry R. Witt of Baytown; daughters, Linda Cheshier and her husband Don of McKinney and Diana Novosad and her husband Michael of Crosby; grandchildren, Donelle Chandler and her husband Greg of Carrollton, Jennifer Glover and her husband Rusty of Frisco, Patricia Franta and her husband Bryan of Crosby and Andrea Danielson and her husband Michael of Garland; great-grandchildren, Brandon and Alicia Franta, Garrett and Jara Chandler, Makenzi and Delaney Glover, Caleb and Lana Danielson; sisters, Rue Ell Camp and her husband Clark of Amarillo and La Rue Jones and her husband Wade of Big Lake and numerous nieces, nephews, loving friends and church family who affectionately referred to her as Aunt Ophelia or Grandma. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 19, 2012 at Navarre Funeral Home. A service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the funeral home with Mr. Jesse Flowers officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be her sons-in-law and grandsons-in-law. Arrangements are under the direction of Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Drive, Baytown, Texas 77521, (281) 422-8111.

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