Delores Virginia DeWitt
May 1, 1936 – Jan. 9, 2022
Delores Alease Virginia DeWitt, who departed this life on January 9, 2022, at 85 years old, was the only daughter of the late Joseph and Virginia Jackson. She was born on May 1, 1936, in Henrico County, VA.
She attended St. Paul’s College in Lawrenceville, VA, earning her bachelor’s degree in Education in 1957.
Delores and Kenneth DeWitt were married on October 21, 1958, in Baltimore, MD, and lived in Goshen NY. They had three daughters – Deborah, Denise, and Donna – from their 14-year union.
Delores was a devoted mother and had a particular fondness for children and loved surprising them with gifts to put a smile on their faces.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories her daughters, Deborah DeWitt-Green (Shallie), Denise DeWitt Carty (Greg), and Donna DeWitt-McGee (Harry); granddaughter, Delana DeWitt Russell; and extended family and friends.
A viewing will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 17, 2022, at Affinity Funeral Service Richmond Chapel with a memorial service to follow at 11:00 a.m. (Click here t view the Livestreamed Memorial service for Delores Virginia DeWitt)
Dear Donna, Harry and family,
We were sadden to hear of the passing of Mrs. Dewitt. Please know our.thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We were certainly honored to meet your mother for the first time recently. She had a beautiful presence and spirit. Be encouraged that your never alone. GOD is taking every step with each of you.
With deepest condolences and love,
Reverend Pernell , Lisa and family
Dear Harry and Donna,
Anne and I know from first hand experience that you will surely miss Mom. Mom’s are precious people and you are both surely blessed for having her in your lives for as long as you did.
Thinking about you and the family.
My heart goes out to all the DeWitt daughters. I remember visiting Richmond related to schooling and meeting Mrs. DeWitt then, always friendly and engaging. Wardell and I express our deepest sympathies to Donna and Harry, and Denise and Debbie and their families. May God grant you peace and fond memories of your mother and your lives with her.
Dear Donna, Harry and family,
We were sadden to hear about the passing of your dear mother Mrs. DeWitt. I am so happy that we had the opportunity to meet her . She had a very pleasant smile, always spoke and a quiet spirit. I was happy to know that she had been a part of my little hometown during the course of her life. May the love and peace of friends comfort you at this difficult time. Reflect back on all your memories and the goodness of the LORD for keeping her here this long.
We will miss her beautiful face and quiet spirit on Sundays.
Our deepest condolence to the Dewitt family from the Weatherspoon.❤️
Debbie, Denise, Donna, our sincere condolences in the earthly loss of your beloved mother. We rejoice with you know that she now rests in the arms of Jesus. Praying that God’s incomparable comfort surround you during this time. We love you, Terence, Shelia, Jordon, Micah and Daniel Brown
Delana and family, my deepest sympathies go out to each and everyone of you guys. Know that I will continue to lift you up in prayers each and every day.
Debbie, Denise, and Donna,
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. I’m praying for peace and comfort for you and your families.
Blessings and love,