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1923 Florine 2021

Florine Lewis Wittkamp

March 1, 1923 — January 11, 2021


Guyton- Mrs. Florine Lewis Wittkamp, 97, passed away January 11, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Ga surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Florine was born on March 1, 1923, in Ellabell, GA to the late Stephen A. and Emma C. Lewis. She lived and worked in Savannah until her marriage to the late, Harold Wittkamp. They then relocated to Effingham County where they enjoyed farming, fishing, and gardening. Mrs. Florine retired from Union Camp where she worked in bag production. In her free time, she loved gardening. She had a green thumb and loved her Daylilies. Mrs. Florine’s greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold  Wittkamp; parents, Stephen and Emma Lewis; son, James Lee Lanier; daughter, Sandra Ann Lanier; brothers, S.A. Lewis, O.B. Lewis, and J.O. Lewis; and sister Eloise “Doll” Walters.

She is survived by her daughter, Paulette Edwards (John) of Guyton; grandchildren, Kristen Blanford, and Justin Reid Edwards (Jeni); great grandchildren, Emma Grace Blanford, Bella Blanford, Scotty Blanford, Sophia Blanford, Cole Edwards, Carson Tillotson, Cooper Tillotson; and her great grandchild on the way, Cannon Reid Edwards.

The family will receive friends from 5-7pm on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home in Guyton.

A private graveside service will be held Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home

1979 Georgia 119, Guyton, GA 31312

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