DeWitt McMorris, 93, made his transition on Nov. 1, 2020, in Chicago.

He was laid to rest Nov. 9 at Leak & Sons Funeral Chapel of Country Club Hills, Ill.

He was born in McComb on April 18, 1927, to David Sr. and Rosa Miles McMorris.

 He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, David Jr., Odysseus and Lawrence; stepson Willie Earl; and dear friend, Mamie Savage, mother of his son, Lamont.

DeWitt leaves to cherish his memories his beloved daughter, Debra McMorris of Chicago; loving son, Lamont Savage of Bolivar, Tenn.; stepdaughter, Eva Mae of Bolivar; a sister, Alexine Dawson of Oakland, Calif.; two brothers, Clyde (Barbara) McMorris of McComb and Freddie (Monica) McMorris of Las Vegas; a granddaughter, Lakesha; a great-granddaughter, Janiah; a play son, Gary Dobson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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