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Reba B. DeWitt

December 29, 1932 — November 30, 2021

Reba B. DeWitt

Reba B. DeWitt, age 88, of West Liberty, Ohio passed away Tuesday morning, November 30, 2021, at her home.

Reba was born in Dysartsville Township North Carolina December 29, 1932, to the late Summy T. and Clema Rose (Smith) Bowman.  She married John Edward DeWitt June 1, 1957, in Durham, North Carolina, and he preceded her in death February 23, 2001.  Reba was also preceded in death by sisters Bernice L. Elliott and Betty A. McNeely.

Reba is survived by her daughter, Jennifer D. Maeser of Seattle, Washington; her sons: John E. (Victoria Mosse) DeWitt Jr. of Joseph, Oregon, David C. (Sandy Dill) DeWitt of Roswell, Georgia, and Stephen J. (Andra) DeVoght of Vashon Island, Washington; four grandchildren: Kendra and Chase Maeser, Neve’ and Aven DeVoght; her twin brother, Robert H. Bowman of North Carolina; two sisters: Dorothy Hope Gardin and Lois Marie Moody, both of North Carolina and several nieces and nephews.

Reba attended the West Liberty United Church of Christ and was active with the Missionary Aide and Monday Afternoon Club. She attended Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina.​ Over the years, she supported the Children’s Hospital through TWIG in Columbus.

A celebration of Reba’s life will be held Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the West Liberty United Church of Christ in West Liberty.  She will be interred at the Jenkins Chapel Cemetery in Champaign County in a private family ceremony.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty is honored to serve the DeWitt family.


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Past Services

Celebration of Life

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm

West Liberty United Church of Christ

212 Newell St, West Liberty, OH 43357

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