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Doris Marie Jennings Witham, age 92 of New Castle passed away Thursday, January 4th 2018 at Henry Community Health.
She was born July 26, 1925 in Texas, the daughter of the late Henry and Ida Jennings. She moved to Kentucky when she was small. She worked at Maple Hill Hospital in Albany, Kentucky as a Nurse Aid. Married Robert S. Witham in 1946 and moved to New Castle in 1946 or 1947. Worked at Henry County Hospital from 1948-1985 serving as Nurse Aid. She had a sewing business in her home after retirement. She was an active member of the South Side Church of the Nazarene for over 60 years. She had taught Sunday School, served on the boards and helped run the food pantry. She loved to garden, to sew and read.
Survivors include her daughter Jacquita Witham, and step daughter Patricia Anne Guy. 2 grandchildren Tonya and Heather. Sister Lillian. Several nieces and nephews. Also many good friends.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert S., son Robert W., brother James, sister Nelda Jennings.
Services will be Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 1pm at Marcum Community Funeral Home. Rev’s Gene Bennett and Tim Ziyon will be officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call Monday 11am-1pm prior to service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.MarcumFuneralHome.com Gary Marcum and staff are honored to serve the family of Doris Marie Jennings Witham.