Josephine Prewitt, 88, of Jasper passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 in Jasper, Texas. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Jasper Church of Christ with interment to follow at Tanner Cemetery in Burkeville, Texas. The family will greet friends on Monday evening, June 3, 2019 at Shultz Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Jasper.
A native of Provo, Arkansas, she was born on November 12, 1930 to Dudley & Sarah Diggs. A resident of Jasper, she was a business owner in the Toledo Bend area, worked at Gibson's and was a housewife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She married Don Prewitt on February 10, 1979 by Ray Wells at the Jasper Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband Charles D. "Don" Prewitt of Jasper; children Gerry & wife Ella Richmond of Newton, Ricky & wife Donna Richmond of Newton, Sandra & husband Tommy Hopson of Burkeville, Charles & wife Pat Prewitt of Buna, Larry & wife Debbie Prewitt of Lafayette, La, Jerry & wife Nadine Prewitt of Huntsville, Charlotte & husband Grant Peterson of Conroe, Sharon & husband Joe Tipton of Conroe; twenty-four grandchildren & thirty-two great grandchildren. Memorial Donations may be made to the Tanner Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 369, Burkeville, Texas 75932. Condolences can be posted at www.shultzfuneralhomeofjasper.com or on Facebook at Shultz Funeral Home & Crematory.