Colleen M. Witherspoon

Died: Wed., Apr. 19, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., May 01, 2017
Location: The Church of the Nativity

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Mon., May 01, 2017
Location: The Church of the Nativity

Interment Following Funeral Service

Mon., May 01, 2017
Location: Gate of Heaven Cemetery

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Colleen M. Witherspoon was a longtime Washington, DC resident and beloved mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother. A long time member of Nativity Catholic Church, she retired from the District of Columbia Public Schools as a Language Arts teacher after 35 years of service.
To cherish her memory, Colleen leaves two sons, Ronald Witherspoon (MaryEtta) and William Witherspoon (Kim); one sister, Glorine Mcknight; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

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   Posted Thu April 27, 2017
My sincere condolences. Our God of Comfort is waiting to help you during this difficult time. He will hear your prayers for strength and courage, and once you get through it, you will know he was there for you. Philippians 4:6, 7

Sophia Harrison
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Sending prayers of comfort. Mrs. Witherspoon was my elementary school teacher at Pierce Elementary School in N.E., I always thought of her and the kindness and love that she shared..God Bless

Y. Holland
   Posted Sat May 13, 2017
My Deepest Condolences go out to the Witherspoon family, I hope you find comfort in these words, "He will swallow up death forever,......And will wipe away the tears from all faces. Isaiah 25:8