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Mary Ann Whitsitt

July 29, 1934 May 25, 2019
Mary Ann Whitsitt
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Obituary for Mary Ann Whitsitt

Mary Ann Whitsitt, age 84, of Huntingburg, passed away on Saturday evening, May 25, 2019, at her home.

She was born July 29, 1934, in Duff, Indiana, to Hugo E. and Clarissa (Bretz) Songer; and married Gilbert D. Whitsitt on September 6, 1952. Mary Ann graduated from Huntingburg High School in 1952 and farmed with Gilbert all their married life. She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ where she taught Sunday school for 50 years and served on the church board and various committees; was sexton and board member of Mayo Cemetery Association; and served as secretary on the Dubois County Farm Bureau, Inc. Board of Directors. Mary Ann loved farming, fishing, gardening, bowling, playing cards, singing with family, and watching sports on television. She was happiest when surrounded by family, especially her grandkids. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert D. Whitsitt, who died October 10, 2001; her parents; one brother, James Songer; and three sisters, Katherine Astrike, Janice Garrett, and three year old Betty Jean Songer.

She is survived by two daughters, Deborah (Thom) Binford of Lancaster, Kentucky and Pamela Whitsitt (Keith) Watanabe of Long Beach, California; one son, Dennis Wayne (Jane) Whitsitt of Huntingburg; one brother, Hugo “Chad” (Mae Chinn-Songer) Songer of Huntingburg; two sisters, Judith (Tom) Martindale of Huntingburg and Carol (Larry) Kieffner of Huntingburg; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth, Evan (Bridgette), Ellie, Erick, Claire, Jake (Rachel), Katie (Blake), and Lynnette; and two great-grandchildren, Mia and Gabriel.

Funeral services for Mary Ann Whitsitt will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Mayo Cemetery near Duff. Pastor Mark McDaniel will officiate at the service.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 3:00-8:00 p.m., on Tuesday, May 28th; and also at church one hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday morning. In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorial contributions can be made to Salem United Church of Christ or Mayo Cemetery Association. Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

28

May

3:00 PM 5/28/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/28/2019 8:00:00 PM
Nass & Son Funeral Home

208 Main Street
Huntingburg, IN 47542

Eastern Daylight Time

Nass & Son Funeral Home
208 Main Street Huntingburg 47542 IN
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

29

May

9:00 AM 5/29/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 5/29/2019 10:00:00 AM
Salem United Church of Christ

202 E. 4th Street
Huntingburg, IN 47542

Eastern Daylight Time

Salem United Church of Christ
202 E. 4th Street Huntingburg 47542 IN
United States

Service

Wednesday

29

May

10:00 AM 5/29/2019 10:00:00 AM
Salem United Church of Christ

202 E. 4th Street
Huntingburg, IN 47542

Eastern Daylight Time

Salem United Church of Christ
202 E. 4th Street Huntingburg 47542 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mayo Cemetery Final Resting Place

708 East 8th Street
Duff, IN 47542

708 East 8th Street Duff 47542 IN
United States
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