Irene  Witherspoon

Obituary of Irene Witherspoon

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Irene DeOlivera Witherspoon, 85, widow of James Witherspoon, died Monday, August 9, 2021, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, she was a daughter of the late Florentino and Maria DeOlivera. Mrs. Witherspoon was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church. Surviving are two sons, James Witherspoon and Jeffrey Witherspoon and two sisters. A Funeral Mass will be held at 1 P.M. Friday at St. Anne Catholic Church with Father German Coquilla, Jr., CRM officiating. Private graveside services will be held at St. Lawrence Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. On-line condolences may be made at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.
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