Jettie Withers

Jettie Withers

Friday, June 18th, 1943 Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

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Obituary for Jettie Ree Withers

Our beloved mother, Jettie Ree Withers was born on June 18, 1943 to the late Sam and Loraine Gilyard Matt of Arlington, Al. She transitioned from this life on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 in Mobile, Alabama. She attended Annie Maine High School in Arlington, Alabama.
Jettie professed hope in Christ at an early age and became a member of Pine Level Primitive Baptist Church in Arlington, Alabama. After relocating to Mobile, Alabama in 1975, she joined Wings Over Jordan Baptist Church, now known as, Wings Over Jordan Christian Center, where she was a lifelong member, under the current leadership of Pastor Donald R. Sylvester. She was a member of the choir, and, also a member of the Mother Board.
Jettie loved listening to her gospel music. She loved any song by Lee Williams. Her favorite song was, “Walking in Light” by Georgia Mass Choir, for she is now amid the beautiful light of the Lord.
Jettie was a hard worker. She was employed for many years at Brookside Assisted Living. She spent her later years as a private sitter, a job she truly enjoyed.
Jettie was proceeded in death by her husband, Franklin Devan Withers; her daughters, Lorie, Jennifer, and Martha Withers; her parents, Sam and Loraine Gilyard Matt; her siblings, Sam Matt Jr, Rose Stanton, Elizabeth Matt Montgomery, and Raymond Matt.
Fond memories of our sweet angel will forever linger in the hearts of her children; Linda(Carl) Johnson, Alton David Withers, Willie G(Robert)Chandler, Frankie(Andrew)Harmon, Sharetta(Patrick)Hughes, Veronica Withers, Deborah Withers, all of Mobile, AL; Sandra(Donald)Broadnax of Antioch, TN, and Terrance(Jennifer)Withers of Tacoma, WA.; her beloved grandchildren, and great grandchildren; her siblings; Roosevelt(Elmeta)Matt of Antioch, TN, Selena(Walter)Stallworth, Brenda(Warren)Johns of Daphne, AL; Rosetta(Jordan) Anderson of Arlington, Al; Ethel Gibson, and Clarine(Matthew)Kimbrough of Detroit MI; her brother-in-law, James Montgomery of Daphne, AL; her sister-in-law’s, Mary Matt, and Faustina Matt of Detroit MI; her nieces, nephews, and friends.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 15th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Small's Mortuary - Mobile
    950 S. Broad Street
    Mobile, AL
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    Friday, May 15th, 2020
    1:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, May 16th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Wings Over Jordan Christian Center
    2101 W. Main Street
    Prichard, AL
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    Saturday, May 16th, 2020
  • Interment

    Saturday, May 16th, 2020 |
    Pine Crest Cemetery
    Dauphin Island Parkway
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    Saturday, May 16th, 2020


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Wynelda Hughes, Darlene Boyd and Family, and other have sent flowers to the family of Jettie Ree Withers.
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Ben and Jessie Matt

Our heartfelt condolences and prayers goes out to the family. We love you all.
Comment | Posted at 04:24pm via Condolence

Patricia Lowe

Sister Sandra Broadnax and Family,
My deepest and sincere condolences in the Transition of your sweet mother, Mother Jettie Ree Withers. She fought the good fight and kept her Faith, now she rest in the arms of a loving Father. Her precious memories shall forever be treasured in your hearts and the hearts of those she met. Praying our Heavenly Father will embrace you in His arms and Provide Strength and Comfort to you during this most difficult time.
With Heartfelt Sympathy, Deaconess Patricia Lowe & Deaconess Ministry of Mt. Hopewell M.B.C.
Comment | Posted at 01:33pm via Condolence

RRoscoee RRobinsonn Sr.

I wish I could be there with you all physically, but my heart and spirit are with you all, my family. I love you all so much! 😔❤️

Roscoe Robinson Sr.
Comment | Posted at 01:12pm via Condolence

Odessa Clemmons

To Sis Sandra Broadnax and Family, Weeping may endure for a night but joy comes in the morning. So sorry for your loss, You all are in my prayers. Believe me I know how you are feeling right now, but believe God will give you Peace and Comfort. Praying for safe travel also. God Bless You and Keep You is my prayer. Luv You All!!!
Comment | Posted at 12:50pm via Condolence

Sandra MCcall

My Deepest condolences and sympathies to the family .May God give you all strength amd comfort during this time.Sandra Hayes McCall and family.🙏
Comment | Posted at 12:36pm via Condolence

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