Rev. Thomas M. Dewitt Sr.

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Services for the Rev. Thomas M. Dewitt Sr., of the Jayesscommunity, are 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 at Providence Baptist Churchin Lawrence County with burial in the church cemetery. CommunityFuneral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today beginning at 4 p.m. at the church.

The Rev. Dewitt, 55, died at Mississippi Baptist Medical Centerin Jackson. He was born on Jan. 28, 1950, to Roscoe Dewitt andDixie Hughley.

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He was pastor of Sauls Valley Baptist Church in Monticello.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Diane Dewitt, of Jayess; his son, MikeDewitt, of Jayess; his daughter, Deidre Dewitt, of Jayess; hissister, Sonja Grayson, of Jayess; and numerous nieces andnephews.