Eva Marie (Nehrkorn) Wittig
Eva Maria Wittig, age 79, of 69 Park Village, Shelby, died unexpectedly Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at her home.
She was born January 24, 1926 in Braunschweig, Germany the daughter of the late Hermann and Else (Gernroth) Nehrkorn. Mrs. Wittig was a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mansfield and the Mansfield Liederkranz.
Mrs. Wittig is survived by her 2 sons, Axel Wittig and Ralph Wittig both of Knoxville, TN; 4 grandchildren, Samantha Roub and Axel A. (AJ) Wittig both of Shelby, Matthew Wittig and Michelle Wittig both of Seymour, TN; 1 great grandson, Tony Roub, Jr.; a brother and his wife, Hermann and Anita Nehrkorn of Shelby; a sister, Lieselotte Pfaue of Braunshweig, Germany. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Wittig in 1977.
Friends may call on Monday, September 19, 2005 at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, from 10 – 11 AM. Funeral services will be Monday at the funeral home at 11 AM with Rev. Renato Siewert officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the church.