Faye Lawless Witt

September 12, 1944April 5, 2019

Faye Lawless Witt, 74, of Bassett, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 at her residence. She was born on September 12, 1944 in Martinsville to Moir G. and Edna Marshall Lawless (both deceased). Mrs. Witt was married to the late Ronald D. Witt.

Mrs. Witt is survived by her son David C. Witt and wife Judy Avin Witt of Bassett, granddaughter Samantha Faith Witt, sister Louise Covington, brother Thomas Lawless and his wife Diana Lawless.

Preceded in death are her brothers Danny Lawless, Glen Lawless, James Lawless and infant sister Brenda Lawless

Mrs. Witt worked at Piedmont Trust Bank, which later became BB&T when she retired more than 33 years later. She was a member of Fuller Memorial Baptist Church for more than 50 years. She served in many capacities there including Clerk, Secretary, Sunday School Teacher and sang in the choir. She also was a former Committee Chairman of the DDM (Developmental Disabilities Ministries) which supported The Horne Home of the Henry County Baptist Association.

The funeral service will be held at Collins Funeral Home at 12:00 p.m.( noon) on Tuesday and will be officiated by Reverend Fred Hardin and Reverend Bonnylee Witt. The visitation will be held one hour prior to the service, also at Collins Funeral Home in Bassett.

Memorials may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD., 21741-5014 or Fuller Memorial Baptist Church, 1204 S. Askin Street, Martinsville, VA., 24112

The family expresses their appreciation to all of Mrs. Witt’s caregivers that have helped with her care since 2014.

Collins Funeral Home in Bassett is in charge of arrangements. To express condolences online, please visit


  • Visitation at Collins Funeral Home Tuesday, April 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service at Collins Funeral Home Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Faye Lawless Witt

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Cynthia Riley

April 9, 2019

Thoughts & Prayers David to you & your family during this time . 🙏🏻

Yonnie Young Hairston

April 8, 2019

I worked with Faye for many years at Piedmont Trust Bank, MainStreet Bank and BB&T. She was very smart and knowledgeable of her job and willing to share her knowledge. I remember the birth of her granddaughter was the hightlight of her life. Remembering her huge smile everytime she spoke of her.

Debbie Pryor

April 7, 2019

My mother, Barbara Willard Stowe, spoke so highly of Faye. My prayers are with her family.

Frances Goad

April 7, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

Ruby Amos

April 7, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with you David & Judy and entire family. RIP Mrs Faye

Donna Stone

April 7, 2019

I love you Faye...

Debbie Foley Davidson

April 6, 2019

Sending prayers and hugs