Valdosta Daily Times


January 4, 2013

Edward Albert DeWitt

-- — Edward Albert DeWitt, 77, of Valdosta died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at South Georgia Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 10, 1935 in Easton, N.Y. to the late Sylvester James and Peggy Sissom DeWitt. Mr. DeWitt was a Baptist and had served in the United States Air Force. He enjoyed being with family especially his grandchildren. Mr. DeWitt loved traveling, fishing and camping.

Survivors include his wife, Celene DeWitt of Valdosta, his children and their spouses, Donald and Judy DeWitt, James DeWitt all of Valdosta, Tammy DeWitt of Hope Mills, N.C., Deborah Naraine, Andrea and Leonardo Alcantar, Melinda DeWitt and Jason Bennett all of Valdosta; 22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; two brothers and sister-in-law, Gerald and Charlotte DeWitt of Everett, Mich., Victor Konifka of Monroe, N.C.; five sisters and two brothers-in-law, June and Paul Swanson of Fonda, N.Y., Maxine and Bill Snow of Ogden, Utah, Virginia Konifka, Frances Konifka both of Augusta and Phyllis Konifka of Gloversville, N.Y. He was preceded in death by a son, Edward Albert DeWitt, Jr.; a daughter, Celene Daphne Fortune; a grandson, Dennis Karl Barton, II and a granddaughter, Lexus Breanna Wood.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Schappaugh officiating. The family will receive friends this evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the DeWitt family to help with expenses. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at — Carson McLane Funeral Home.

Text Only
  • Harris_New.jpg C. Denise ‘Deni’ Harris

    God saw her getting tired, a cure not meant to be, so He put His arms around her, and whispered “Come with Me.”

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wilby Christian Coleman

    Miss Wilby Christian Coleman of Valdosta died on Monday, April 14, 2014, at the age of 60.

    April 17, 2014

  • Fabian L. Flanders

    Fabian L. Flanders, 58, of Valdosta, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Langdale Hospice House.

    April 17, 2014

  • Bessie Mae Williams

    She was our Sunshine: An awesome, mom, loving grandmother, nurturing sister, auntie and relative, special friend, most of all, a faithful servant.

    April 17, 2014

  • Shayna Shapiro Garland

    Shayna Shapiro Garland, 41, of Suwannee, Ga., and formerly of Valdosta, passed away on April 15, 2014.

    April 17, 2014

  • JoAnn North Gillingwater

    JoAnn North Gillingwater, 72, of Lake Park, died on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her residence following a lengthy illness.

    April 16, 2014

  • Joyce Ann Jackson

    Joyce Ann Jackson, 67, of Valdosta, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Lemuel N. John III

    Lemuel N. John III, Lt. Col. USAF, RET., 85, of Valdosta, died at Langdale Hospice House on Monday, April 14, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Sarah Lee Grant

    Mrs. Sarah Lee Grant, age 88 of Quitman, Georgia passed away on April 14, 2014 at the Langdale Hospice House in Valdosta, Georgia.

    April 14, 2014

  • Corine Howard

    Mrs. Corine Howard, age 79 of Quitman, Georgia passed away on April 10, 2014 at the Brooks County Emergency Room in Quitman.

    April 14, 2014

Top News

What you think about school and workplace rules about Facebook friends?

There have to be rules.
No need for rules, just use common sense.
If people want to be friends, what is the big deal?
Nobody uses Facebook anymore.
     View Results