Barbara Ann Scott Witt, 81, of Bedford, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 peacefully in her sleep at her residence. She was born Aug. 14, 1933 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Henrey Dew Scott and Mabel Elizabeth Bibb Scott. Barbara was a member of Bedford Christian Church where she was formerly a choir director and Sunday school teacher. She was a retired Personnel Director of Owens-Illinois. In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis â€œDickieâ€ Edward Witt. She is survived by a daughter, Shelby Witt Klaiber and her husband, Mike of Bedford; two grandchildren, Chris Klaiber and Jessica Klaiber; three great-grandchildren, Haley, Madison, and Emily Klaiber all of Bedford; a sister, Nancy Burnette of Goode; two brothers, William Scott of Bedford and Douglas Scott of Falls Church; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Bedford Hospice Care, 1621 Whitfield Dr., Bedford, VA 24523, Bedford Christian Ministries, 217 W. Washington St., Bedford, VA 24523 or Habitat for Humanity, 360 Alleghany Ave., Lynchburg, VA 24501. A celebration of Barbaraâ€™s life were conducted at 2 PM, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Tharp Funeral Chapel with Rev. William H. Moore, Rev. Kenneth E. Burger, and Rev. Al Burnette officiating. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery. To send condolences, please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, 540.586.3443.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Dec. 17 to Dec. 18, 2014