Emma Lee (Knight) DeWitt

March 6, 1938 ~ November 9, 2019 (age 81)



            Emma Lee DeWitt, 81, of London died Saturday, November 9, 2019 in Madison Senior Living Community.

            Born March 6, 1938 in Gahanna; she was a daughter of Walter C. and Virgil (McQuaid) Knight.

            Emma was an avid reader and belonged to the London Public Library’s Readers Club.

            Survivors include her husband of 64 years Thomas Lee DeWitt, Sr.; children Martha (Melvin) Badhand, Debora (Roger) Wilson, Tom (Kristina) DeWitt, Jr., Cindy (Tracey) DeWitt, Mindy DeWitt and Melanie DeWitt; grandchildren Toni Renee Stearns, Gordon DeWitt, Brandy English, Amber Edstrom, Jessica Bush, Erica Bush, Tayler Bush, Cole Haytas, Courtney Hare and Dominique Dullknife; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Phyllis Boberg; several nieces and nephews.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; daughters Lori DeWitt and Vicki (DeWitt) Bailey; grandsons Aron Kimbler and Doug Bailey; brother Walter Knight and sister Jean Stinson.

Funeral services will be held 7 PM Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London with Pastor Jason Adelsberger officiating.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-7 PM.

The family suggests memorial contributions in Emma’s name be sent to Loving Care Hospice, PO Box 445, London, OH 43140.

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November 13, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
EBERLE (London)

Funeral Service
November 13, 2019

7:00 PM
EBERLE (London)

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