Rachel Ruth Witt

Rachel Ruth Witt, 87, nee Potts, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

Services were held Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Beckmann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Witt was born Sept. 14, 1925, in Harrisburg, Ill., the daughter of Joseph Potts and Carrie Theodocia Haynes Potts. She married Harry Arthur Witt in Chicago Ill. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Witt is survived by three daughters, one son and spouses, including Gloria Jean and Joseph McSparin of Fredericksburg; Janice Lee and Chuck Vostry of San Antonio; Marilyn Witt of Fredericksburg, and Harry Arnold Witt of New Orleans, La.

Survivors also include 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Witt was preceded in death by two sons, James Joseph Witt and Albert Frederick Witt; one daughter, Carol Lynn Witt; three brothers, Joseph Willis Potts, James Carr and George Carr, and three sisters, Nette Gloria Alderette, Aline Lovey Qualls and Flo Carr.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

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