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April 6, 1999 ~ February 10, 2019 (age 19)
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Cody Lee “LiL C” Witt, age 19, of Riceville, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019

A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jeremy Shelton; paternal grandmother, Tommie Jane Wilcox. He was former employee of Adient.

Survivors include a daughter,

   Nevaeh Marie Rogers

His mother,

   Angela Witt of Riceville

His father,

   Harvey Shelton of Athens

Three brothers: Dustin Shelton, Danny Ray Morgan Wilcox, and Austin Witt

Two sisters: Heather Shelton and Amber Shelton

Maternal grandparents,

   Bernadine Kitchens of Niota

   Eugene Kitchens of Riceville

Special cousins, Jamychal Witt of Riceville and Christian Scruggs

Special uncle, John Malone Jr.

Several other aunts, uncles, and cousins.


Funeral services will be 2 pm Monday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Fred Rue officiating.  Burial will be in Hammonds Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be Adam Witt, Austin Witt, Jace Knox, Zayn Knox, Dustin Watson, Daniel Huff.


The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm Monday at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to help defer funeral expenses to Ziegler Funeral Home, 521 W. Madison Ave. Athens, TN. 37303.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Cody Lee “LiL C” Witt.

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