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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Obituary - Doris L. Wittig

Doris L. Wittig, age 92, of Clinton, Missouri, passed away Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at Westwood Living Center in Clinton, Missouri. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, Missouri. 

Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 Am at the chapel. Services will be livestreamed on the Vansant-Mills Facebook page.

Burial will follow in the Deepwater Cemetery. Deepwater, Missouri. Memorials in Doris' name may be made to the First Baptist Church of Clinton, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church or the Deepwater Cemetery in care of the funeral home. Fond memories and condolences can be left online at

Doris Lavon Wittig was born September 28th, 1928 to Walter and Elsie Young in Finey, Missouri. She attended High School in Deepwater and was saved at the Nazarene Church. Doris married Carl E Wittig on April 17th, 1947, and they resided on a farm southwest of Deepwater for 47 years until Carl’s death in 1993. From this marriage they had three daughters.

Doris worked at Wetzel Clinic in Clinton for 30 years. She was an active member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church since joining in 1948. Doris taught beginners class 45 years and especially enjoyed the Christmas programs, she also taught Girls Auxiliary and lead in singing. Doris was also active in the community with P.T.A., Booster Club, Labor Harvest Picnic, election judge, and Senior Citizens when she moved to Clinton in 1993. Doris was a kind and generous lady and will be sorely missed.

Doris is survived by her three daughters; Terry Munger of Curlew, Washington, Dorene Denney of St. Louis, Missouri and Carlene Neuenschwander of Springfield, Missouri. Three grandchildren; Todd Frederick, David and Brendan Denney. Four great grandchildren; Katelyn Frederick, James and Oliver Denney Dalton Johnson and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.