Obituaries » Phyllis Marr Witt
Phyllis Marr Witt, 83, of Bedford passed away on Friday, December 23, 2022, at her residence. She was born in Virginia on September 12, 1939. A daughter of the late, Victor Adams Marr and Elsie Robertson Marr. In addition to her parents Phyllis was preceded in death by her sons, Jesse Mearl Gilbert, Jr., Thomas Randall Gilbert; siblings, Oliver Marr, Helen Kelly, Margaret Fox, Mildred Hutcherson, Agnes Stinnett, Edith Barker, Don Marr, Jean DeJarnette and Alta Bell Creasy.
Phyllis was a devoted Christian woman who loved her Lord and Savior. She always enjoyed spending time with her loving family and church family. Her love and compassion were so evident throughout her life. She had a huge heart and loved to spread her joy and love with anyone she met. Phyllis also enjoyed the outdoors from, gardening, working in her flowers, trips to the beach, and going to the YMCA for exercise and swimming. She touched so many lives in multiple ways, but her heartfelt compassion and forgiveness was like no other. She never had an enemy and she will be missed by her loving family and all her friends that knew her.
Phyllis is survived by her husband, Billy L. Witt, Sr.; five children, Cindy Currin (Don), Donna Ripley (Dennis Evans), Tammy Blizzard (Steve), Billy Witt, Jr. (Penny), Sharon Rose (James); fifteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; three siblings, Roberta Morton (Drever), Jimmy Marr (Anne) and Linda Worsham (Mike). Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and so many friends.
A funeral service and celebration of Phyllis’s Life will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at Tharp Funeral Chapel in Bedford with Rev. Jerry Parr and Don Currin officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service starting at 10:00 am also in Tharp Funeral Chapel in Bedford and all other times at the home. For those wishing to make memorial contributions in Phyllis’s memory please consider donations to Safe Harbor Community Church in Bedford. To send condolences online please visit tharpfuneralhome.com. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.
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