July 2, 1921 - January 14, 2013 KINGFISHER VernaFay Fern DeWitt, 91, lifelong resident of Kingfisher, Okla., passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Kingfisher.Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at the First Christian Church in Kingfisher. Rev. Marilyn Merle will officiate. Arrangements are under direction of Sanders Funeral Service. VernaFay was born July 2, 1921, in Howard, North Dakota, to Albert and Ella "Kline" Hauser. She graduated from Loyal High School in 1938. She married Ralph S. DeWitt on Jan. 13, 1941, in Kingfisher. VernaFay is a member of the First Christian Church. She worked as a waitress, homemaker and mother. VernaFay DeWitt is survived by one granddaughter, Erin Chastain-Harris and husband Chris of College Station, Texas, and one sister, LaDonna Kochenower of Kingfisher. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, one daughter, Donetta McWilliams, and one brother, Raymond K. Hauser. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 17, at Sanders Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers contributions are welcome for: The DeWitt Scholarship Fund at Edward Jones Investment Co., 105 N. Main St., Suite A, Kingfisher, OK 73750.

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 16, 2013