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Christine Cook Witt

Mrs. Christine Cook Witt of 1727 Irish Street, South Boston, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at her home. 


She was born in Waynesboro on May 7, 1923 and was 90 years of age. She was the daughter of the late John Cook and Mintie Powell Cook and was married to the late William Earl Witt.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, South Boston.

Mrs. Witt is survived by one son, William D. Witt, of Nellysford; one daughter, Betty Witt Dooley, of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Vinton Cook, and wife Mary June of Waynesboro; one sister, Jean Hatter, of Lyndhurst. 

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Douglas, Phil, George, John and Oscar Cook; one sister, Dorothy Anderson; one great-grandchild, William Douglas Witt Jr.

Funeral Services were held at Powell Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Susan Davis officiating. Graveside services were held in the Rockfish Valley Baptist Church Cemetery in Nellysford at 1 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dave Anderson officiating.

The family received friends at Powell Funeral Home for one hour prior to the service.

Online condolences may be directed to www.


Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.