July 29, 2020

CARTHAGE- A memorial service will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, at Church of the Nazarene, 2000 S. Grand Ave., Carthage, for Shannon Lee Witt, 47, Carthage, who died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in St. Louis.

Survivors include Shannon Greene; her father, David Witt; mother, April Hurst and stepfather David Hurst; stepfather, Tommy Platt; brothers, Ryan Witt and wife Brook and Brett Hurst and wife Susana; sons, Brandon Jones and wife Abbey, Koltin Greene and Kyle Greene; stepson, Skyler Greene; daughters, Grace Greene and Karsen Greene and grandsons, Baker Jones and Bennett Jones.

Ms. Witt was born March 9, 1973, in Carthage, to David Witt and April (Crawford) Witt. She was a 1991 graduate of Carthage Senior High School. She played softball and managed the high school boys’ soccer team.

She married Shannon Greene and the family lived in Lamar, Sarcoxie and Carthage. She was formerly employed at Lonnie’s Tavern and was instrumental in opening Mizzoo liquor store in Sarcoxie. She moved back to Carthage where she took up Master Gardening, worked at the Carthage VFW and did excellent furniture repair work.

She was a loving, giving, humorous wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend.